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West Cottonwood Junior High (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (530) 347-3123

20512 W. First St.

Cottonwood, California


About West Cottonwood Junior High
5th Grade - 8th Grade

West Cottonwood Junior High is one of 3 schools found in the Cottonwood Union Elementary district of California.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 5th Grade to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 392 students - compared to other schools in California, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at West Cottonwood Junior High has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

The average teacher's salary is $96,497, which is higher than the California state average of $77,759.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
West Cottonwood Junior High 39222$96,4970.37
Northern Summit Academy (0.59 miles) 67$8,97018$55,1520.40
Cottonwood Creek Charter (0.65 miles) 20824$60,7070.35
North Cottonwood (1.34 miles) 49724$78,9520.48
Evergreen Elementary (2.73 miles) 568$10,58323$79,6140.42
Evergreen Community Day (5-8) (2.79 miles) 6$20,53812$60,6060.50

West Cottonwood Junior High

Number of pupils392
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher22
Average teacher salary$96,497
Diversity index0.37

Northern Summit Academy (0.59 miles)

Number of pupils67
Funding per pupil$8,970
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$55,152
Diversity index0.40

Cottonwood Creek Charter (0.65 miles)

Number of pupils208
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$60,707
Diversity index0.35

North Cottonwood (1.34 miles)

Number of pupils497
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary$78,952
Diversity index0.48

Evergreen Elementary (2.73 miles)

Number of pupils568
Funding per pupil$10,583
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$79,614
Diversity index0.42

Evergreen Community Day (5-8) (2.79 miles)

Number of pupils6
Funding per pupil$20,538
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$60,606
Diversity index0.50
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
6740thlargest school
6293rdhighest number of FTE teachers
3562ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
781sthighest average teaching salary
6317thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
3646thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
6963rdhighest diversity index
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

5th Grade - 8th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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