Cottonwood High School



Cottonwood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cottonwood High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 544
11 552
12 482

Cottonwood High School is a public high school of the Granite School District located in Salt Lake City, UT. It has 1,578 students in grades 10th through 12th. Cottonwood High School is the 38th largest public high school in Utah and the 2,914th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,578
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 68.41

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Cottonwood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 803
(51%)
15,022
(51%)
 Female 775
(49%)
14,250
(49%)

Cottonwood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 919
(58%)
16,928
(58%)
 Hispanic 342
(22%)
8,445
(29%)
 Asian 145
(9%)
1,426
(5%)
 Black 86
(5%)
821
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 46
(3%)
1,046
(4%)
 American Indian 25
(2%)
432
(1%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
174
(1%)

Cottonwood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,131
(72%)
18,123
(62%)
 Not Eligible 292
(19%)
7,616
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 155
(10%)
3,533
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Cottonwood High School is ranked 9th out of 0 ranked schools in Utah, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cottonwood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) is higher than the state average of 57.9%. 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 1347
2006 1511
2007 1682
2008 1503
2009 1598
2010 1639
2011 1670
2012 1578

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 22.7
2007 26.2
2008 13.6
2009 22.3
2010 23
2011 22.9
2012 23.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26503340757238
2006 0.017207147584381
2007 0.26337693222354
2008 0.13506320691949
2009 0.43366708385482
2010 0.42708968883466
2011 0.53293413173653
2012 0.8149556400507

Compare Cottonwood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,188.3% 21.9:1
 
2,310.0% 23.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 57.9%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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