Accountability rating

B

Cotton Center ISD: B

Total students

125

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Cotton Center ISD: 14.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

80 %

Cotton Center ISD: 80%

Statewide: 90%

Cotton Center School is an elementary/secondary school in Cotton Center, TX, in the Cotton Center ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 125 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 48% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 4.8% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $44,487, which is $9,635 less than the state average. The average ACT score was 21.2. In the Class of 2018, 80% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier.

Contact information

Website

www.ccelks.org

Address

P O Box 350
Cotton Center, TX 79021-0350

Office phone number

(806) 879-2176

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Cotton Center School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 17. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.3 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 17.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

125

African American

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

72 (57.6%)

Cotton Center ISD: 57.6%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

53 (42.4%)

Cotton Center ISD: 42.4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

57.6%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

42.4%

Two or more races

N/A

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

48 %

Cotton Center ISD: 48%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

71.2 %

Cotton Center ISD: 71.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

4.8 %

Cotton Center ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

48.0%

Econ. disadvantaged

71.2%

Limited Eng. proficiency

4.8%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

4.8 %

Cotton Center ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

43.2 %

Cotton Center ISD: 43.2%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

4.8 %

Cotton Center ISD: 4.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

7.2 %

Cotton Center ISD: 7.2%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

4.8%

Career and technical

43.2%

Gifted and talented

4.8%

Special education

7.2%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Cotton Center ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Cotton Center ISD: B

School progress

B

Cotton Center ISD: B

Closing the gaps

C

Cotton Center ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

80 %

Cotton Center ISD: 80%

Statewide: 90%

African American

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

Masked

Cotton Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

Masked

Cotton Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

N/A

American Indian

N/A

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

Masked

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

Masked

Two or more races

N/A

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0 %

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

0 %

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0 %

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

0 %

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

0 %

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Cotton Center ISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

Masked

Cotton Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

21.2

Cotton Center ISD: 21.2

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

Masked

Cotton Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

Masked

Cotton Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

Masked

Cotton Center ISD: Masked

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

Masked

Math

Masked

Reading + Math

Masked

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

15

African American

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

15 (100%)

Cotton Center ISD: 100%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

12 (80%)

Cotton Center ISD: 80%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

3 (20%)

Cotton Center ISD: 20%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

Cotton Center ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

8.3

Cotton Center ISD: 8.3

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

14.4 years

Cotton Center ISD: 14.4 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$44,487

Cotton Center ISD: $44,487

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$35,732

Cotton Center ISD: $35,732

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$36,465

Cotton Center ISD: $36,465

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$38,940

Cotton Center ISD: $38,940

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$48,933

Cotton Center ISD: $48,933

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$52,197

Cotton Center ISD: $52,197

Statewide: $62,039

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