Cottonwood school information

Average Test Scores43%37%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools11,30779,221
Total private schoolsn/a35324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1027,963
The Cottonwood, AL educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cottonwood public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 15% higher than than the Alabama average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cottonwood public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in Alabama and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.4% have completed high school, 7.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cottonwood are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Cottonwood.
  • 73.6% of people in Cottonwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.4% of people in Cottonwood have completed high school.
  • 7.5% of people in Cottonwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cottonwood

Completed 8th grade73.6%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school71.4%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college34.3%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree12.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.5%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Cottonwood (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Malone, FL1,97865%32%
Rehobeth, AL1,73250%1%
Graceville, FL2,21949%1%
Webb, AL1,39447%4%
Dothan, AL68,06640%19%
Cottonwood, AL1,31643%13%

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Chatmoss, VA1,31672%46%
Victoria, KS1,31641%17%
Waymart, PA1,31660%21%
Averill Park, NY1,31666%34%
Tripoli, IA1,31677%56%
Cottonwood, AL1,31643%13%
Source: The Cottonwood, AL education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.