PROFICIENCY 43% 15% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Houston County
40%Cottonwood
37%Alabama

Cottonwood High School is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Houston County" in Cottonwood, AL. There are a total of 725 students and 40 teachers at Cottonwood High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 439 free lunch students and 72 reduced lunch students.

Cottonwood High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 43.0%, which is 15% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students725
Teachers40
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch439
Reduced lunch72

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Cottonwood High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All42%
350-59%
450-59%
540-49%
670-74%
720-29%
811-19%
High School11-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All44%
330-39%
430-39%
530-39%
645-49%
730-39%
850-59%
High School60-69%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Cottonwood High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 82.7% 78.7% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 14.2% 15.2% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 0.4% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.8% 4.1% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.0% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

Cottonwood demographics profile

StatisticCottonwoodAlabamaNational
Population68,0664,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)7599791
Median age38.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Education level achieved in Cottonwood

IndexCottonwoodAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school81.3%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.7%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.9%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.0%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Cottonwood High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.