PROFICIENCY 49% 56% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
29%Wasilla
31%Alaska

Cottonwood Creek Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District" in Wasilla, AK. There are a total of 473 students and 27 teachers at Cottonwood Creek Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 150 free lunch students and 17 reduced lunch students.

Cottonwood Creek Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.0%, which is 56% higher than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students473
Teachers26.99
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch150
Reduced lunch17

 

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 Cottonwood Creek Elementary, 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
All51%
350-54%
455-59%
540-44%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All47%
350-54%
445-49%
540-44%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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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Cottonwood Creek Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
Caucasian 71.1% 72.5% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 2.9% 2.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 4.2% 2.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 3.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 17.4% 17.7% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.5% 1.2% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.1% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Mat-su Day School20%1.2Lakes, AK
Teeland Middle School34%1.6Tanaina, AK
Mat-su Career & Tech Ed High School55%1.6Tanaina, AK
Larson Elementary45%1.6Tanaina, AK
Knik Elementary School37%1.7Tanaina, AK
Wasilla Middle School27%2.2Wasilla, AK
Wasilla High School25%2.3Wasilla, AK
Finger Lake Elementary47%2.4Lakes, AK
Mat-su Central School33%2.5Wasilla, AK
Iditarod Elementary30%2.5Wasilla, AK
John Shaw Elementary47%2.7Fishhook, AK
Fred And Sara Machetanz Elementary School54%2.8Gateway, AK

Wasilla demographics profile

StatisticWasillaAlaskaNational
Population8,972736,855318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)724191
Median age33.933.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%53%55%
Speak English91%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Education level achieved in Wasilla

IndexWasillaAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college58.2%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Cottonwood Creek Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.