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Cottondale Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (850) 482-9820

2766 Levy St

Cottondale, Florida


About Cottondale Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

Cottondale Elementary School is located in the Jackson district of the state of Florida. It is one of 23 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 5th Grade and has an enrolment of 440 students - compared to other schools in Florida, this is a relatively average sized school.

The number of teachers at Cottondale Elementary School 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 $43,998, which is lower than the Florida state average of $47,282.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide 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
Cottondale Elementary School 440$7,26214$43,9980.49
Cottondale High School (0.39 miles) 459$5,97518$40,7890.48
Jackson Alternative School (6.7 miles) 121$12,9159$42,2760.57
Marianna Middle School (7.09 miles) 628$6,35917$42,8020.55
Frank M. Golson Elementary School (7.49 miles) 773$6,14815$40,5630.62
Jackson County Early Childhood Center (7.51 miles) 193$10,087190.54

Cottondale Elementary School

Number of pupils440
Funding per pupil$7,262
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$43,998
Diversity index0.49

Cottondale High School (0.39 miles)

Number of pupils459
Funding per pupil$5,975
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$40,789
Diversity index0.48

Jackson Alternative School (6.7 miles)

Number of pupils121
Funding per pupil$12,915
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$42,276
Diversity index0.57

Marianna Middle School (7.09 miles)

Number of pupils628
Funding per pupil$6,359
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$42,802
Diversity index0.55

Frank M. Golson Elementary School (7.49 miles)

Number of pupils773
Funding per pupil$6,148
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$40,563
Diversity index0.62

Jackson County Early Childhood Center (7.51 miles)

Number of pupils193
Funding per pupil$10,087
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.54
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within Florida
There are 4,424 schools in Florida. Rankings don't always go up to 4,424 because some schools have missing data.
2691stlargest school
2669thhighest number of FTE teachers
2055thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2364thhighest average teaching salary
830thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
735thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2391sthighest diversity index
1361sthighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 3rd Grade: 4 hours

4th Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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