Cottonwood Elementary School

709 North Hedge Ln, Paola, KS 66071 | (913) 294-8050
  • Grades: KG-2
  • Student Enrollment: 424
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 424 elementary school students from grades KG-2
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 709 N. Hedge Lane, Paola, KS 66071
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Paola School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,251
  • Graduation Rate: 83.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.5
  • Enrolled Students: 2,037

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 424
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 30.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 206 (48.6%)
  • Females: 218 (51.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 44 (10.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 127 (30.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 171 (40.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Cottonwood Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Cottonwood Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade12429.2%
2nd Grade13231.1%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 63%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:37%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,306
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Cottonwood Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience--
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$41,67595%
Source: KS Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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