PROFICIENCY 36% 7% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Cottonwood Union Elementary

West Cottonwood Junior High is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Cottonwood Union Elementary" in Cottonwood, CA. There are a total of 376 students and 17 teachers at West Cottonwood Junior High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 120 free lunch students and 65 reduced lunch students.

West Cottonwood Junior High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.5%, which is 7% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch120
Reduced lunch65


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 West Cottonwood Junior High, 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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.

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West Cottonwood Junior High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 77.4% 76.2% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.5% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 1.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.7% 13.4% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.6% 3.6% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 3.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Cottonwood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,57023291
Median age35.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Speak English81%56%79%
Speak Spanish15%29%13%

Education level achieved in Cottonwood

Completed 8th grade75.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school75.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college51.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The West Cottonwood Junior High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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