Cottonwood Elementary

Public K-8

 44260 Sage Rd.
       Aguanga, CA  92536-9696


 (951) 767-3870

District: Hemet Unified

SchoolDigger Rank:
1715th of 5,662 California Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  19.0
Number of students:  238

Racial breakdown:
Hispanic:
46.6%
White:
44.5%
Two or more races:
3.8%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  68.5%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Cottonwood Elementary ranked better than 69.7% of elementary schools in California. It also ranked 2nd among 15 ranked elementary schools in the Hemet Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 67.1. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018, Cottonwood Elementary ranked better than 59% of middle schools in California. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 52.67. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (46.6%), White (44.5%), two or more races (3.8%). (See more...)
Compare Details 68.5% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Cottonwood Elementary is 19, which is the 3rd best among 15 elementary schools in the Hemet Unified School District. (See more...)
Compare Cottonwood Elementary employs 12.5 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Cottonwood Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Cottonwood Elementary 1715th of 5662 California public elementary schools. (See Cottonwood Elementary in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks Cottonwood Elementary 1018th of 2480 California public middle schools. (See Cottonwood Elementary in the ranking list.)

Hemet Unified:

SchoolDigger ranks Hemet Unified 666th of 856 California school districts. (See district ranking list.)

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Rank History for Cottonwood Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 59.44 1739th 4809 63.8%
2005 60.27 1723rd 4822 64.3%
2006 68.00 1432nd 4818 70.3%
2007 65.70 1561st 5113 69.5%
2008 69.99 1404th 5113 72.5%
2009 66.23 1629th 5193 68.6%
2010 78.75 1056th 5314 80.1%
2011 77.53 1127th 5377 79.0%
2012 78.93 1088th 5390 79.8%
2013 60.28 2094th 5530 62.1%
2015 68.63 1551st 5611 72.4%
2016 66.69 1680th 5614 70.1%
2017 66.25 1741st 5692 69.4%
2018 67.10 1715th 5662 69.7%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for Cottonwood Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools CA State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 41.97 939th 1769 46.9%
2005 31.54 1188th 1777 33.1%
2006 50.07 816th 1804 54.8%
2007 59.77 680th 1999 66.0%
2008 65.19 595th 2005 70.3%
2009 58.15 796th 2063 61.4%
2010 73.96 452nd 2179 79.3%
2011 69.42 569th 2236 74.6%
2012 65.80 673rd 2259 70.2%
2013 62.45 818th 2379 65.6%
2015 52.02 1056th 2477 57.4%
2016 49.28 1130th 2497 54.7%
2017 36.13 1506th 2508 40.0%
2018 52.67 1018th 2480 59.0%

Data source: test scores: California Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Open Quote I have had nothing but bad experiences with staff at Cottonwood. My kids are unhappy @ this school and I will now be driving them 40 miles away to go to a better school. The staff is rude and unhelpful.Not to mention all of the elementary kids are in split classes... 1 teacher literally running back and forth between 2 rooms!! This school is a joke. Close Quote


Enrollment information for Cottonwood Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 199 3 13 34 12 n/a n/a 0 261
1989 214 0 6 37 9 n/a n/a 0 266
1990 207 0 3 49 5 n/a n/a 0 264
1991 208 0 4 44 3 n/a n/a 0 259
1992 203 0 7 45 1 n/a n/a 0 256
1993 235 0 8 47 1 n/a n/a 0 291
1994 211 1 8 56 0 n/a n/a 0 276
1995 197 7 6 45 3 n/a n/a 0 258
1996 197 7 6 45 3 n/a n/a 0 258
1997 187 3 7 51 4 n/a n/a 0 252
1998 179 1 5 47 10 n/a n/a 0 242
1999 157 0 5 62 1 n/a n/a 9 234
2000 148 3 3 73 4 n/a n/a 0 231
2001 173 4 2 82 6 n/a n/a 0 267
2002 169 5 2 97 7 n/a n/a 0 280
2003 169 5 2 97 7 n/a n/a 0 280
2004 172 7 4 94 6 n/a n/a 2 285
2005 181 12 3 112 6 n/a n/a 1 315
2006 175 10 5 108 6 n/a n/a 1 305
2007 146 7 9 103 9 n/a n/a 2 276
2008 148 5 10 100 7 n/a n/a 0 270
2009 152 3 10 83 8 2 3 0 261
2010 120 2 10 75 5 0 3 0 215
2011 138 2 14 95 5 0 3 0 257
2012 126 2 14 98 4 0 6 0 250
2013 115 2 12 94 5 0 7 0 235
2014 119 1 10 101 4 0 9 0 244
2015 123 2 6 114 6 0 9 0 260
2016 109 1 7 111 5 1 12 0 246
2017 106 2 6 111 4 n/a 9 0 238

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Cottonwood Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 261 11.5 22.6 n/a
1989 266 11.1 23.9 n/a
1990 264 12.1 21.8 n/a
1991 259 13.0 19.9 n/a
1992 256 13.2 19.3 61.7
1993 291 13.6 21.4 73.2
1994 276 14.9 18.5 76.1
1995 258 12.5 20.6 74.0
1996 258 12.5 20.6 74.0
1997 252 14.6 17.3 76.2
1998 242 14.0 17.3 90.1
1999 234 14.0 16.7 98.2
2000 231 12.6 18.3 91.3
2001 267 14.0 19.1 83.1
2002 280 14.8 18.9 69.3
2003 280 14.8 18.9 69.3
2004 285 13.5 21.1 84.1
2005 315 15.5 20.3 72.3
2006 305 18.0 16.9 65.1
2007 276 17.2 16.0 79.6
2008 270 16.0 16.9 68.5
2009 261 14.0 17.4 75.9
2010 215 14.0 15.3 78.6
2011 257 n/a n/a 77.8
2012 250 11.6 21.5 n/a
2013 235 11.0 21.3 76.2
2014 244 12.0 20.3 75.8
2015 260 12.0 21.6 76.2
2016 246 12.0 20.5 68.7
2017 238 12.5 19.0 68.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
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Student/Teacher Ratio Cottonwood Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 261 11.5 22.6 n/a
1989 266 11.1 23.9 n/a
1990 264 12.1 21.8 n/a
1991 259 13.0 19.9 n/a
1992 256 13.2 19.3 61.7
1993 291 13.6 21.4 73.2
1994 276 14.9 18.5 76.1
1995 258 12.5 20.6 74.0
1996 258 12.5 20.6 74.0
1997 252 14.6 17.3 76.2
1998 242 14.0 17.3 90.1
1999 234 14.0 16.7 98.2
2000 231 12.6 18.3 91.3
2001 267 14.0 19.1 83.1
2002 280 14.8 18.9 69.3
2003 280 14.8 18.9 69.3
2004 285 13.5 21.1 84.1
2005 315 15.5 20.3 72.3
2006 305 18.0 16.9 65.1
2007 276 17.2 16.0 79.6
2008 270 16.0 16.9 68.5
2009 261 14.0 17.4 75.9
2010 215 14.0 15.3 78.6
2011 257 n/a n/a 77.8
2012 250 11.6 21.5 n/a
2013 235 11.0 21.3 76.2
2014 244 12.0 20.3 75.8
2015 260 12.0 21.6 76.2
2016 246 12.0 20.5 68.7
2017 238 12.5 19.0 68.5

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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