Cottonwood High School



Cottonwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood High School Students by Grade
PK 3
K 56
1 48
2 45
3 50
4 53
5 57
6 55
7 81
8 58
9 61
10 76
11 57
12 56

Cottonwood High School is a public high school of the Houston County School District located in Cottonwood, AL. It has 756 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Cottonwood High School is the 134th largest public high school in Alabama and the 7,771st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 756
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,771st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 134th out of 387
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 257th out of 381
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 139th out of 381

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Cottonwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 425
(56%)
1,800
(52%)
 Female 331
(44%)
1,640
(48%)

Cottonwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 624
(83%)
2,747
(80%)
 Black 103
(14%)
508
(15%)
 Hispanic 16
(2%)
121
(4%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
47
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Cottonwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 478
(63%)
1,688
(49%)
 Not Eligible 229
(30%)
1,520
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(6%)
232
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cottonwood High School is ranked 61st out of 384 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Cottonwood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 766
2006 744
2007 728
2008 729
2009 726
2010 738
2011 742
2012 743
2013 722
2014 725
2015 756

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 14.9
2007 14.7
2008 15.8
2009 16.3
2010 15.7
2011 17.3
2012 15.5
2013 12.9
2014 18.1
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6331592689295
2006 0.60752688172043
2007 0.63324175824176
2008 0.65294924554184
2009 0.72727272727273
2010 0.70460704607046
2011 0.71563342318059
2012 0.70255720053836
2013 0.73407202216066
2014 0.7048275862069
2015 0.69708994708995

Compare Cottonwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,641.3% 16.4:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 69.7%
 

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Public KG - 12 756 18.4:1  
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