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  • Cottonwood High School
  • 663 Houston St, Cottonwood
  • Houston County
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 725
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1

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.

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%

Cottonwood, AL School Districts

Houston County School District

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Cottonwood. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cottonwood, AL schools is 43%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Cottonwood, AL, an average of 73.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 71.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Cottonwood schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Cottonwood, AL schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tripoli, IA1,31677%56%
Toluca, IL1,31616%67%
Chatmoss, VA1,31672%46%
Waymart, PA1,31660%21%
Averill Park, NY1,31666%34%
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.