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Cottonwood Intermediate School

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2012.

190 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2012.

189 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
74%

2009

 
 
65%
Science

The state average for Science was 88% in 2012.

190 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
77%

2009

 
 
73%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2012.

177 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
73%

2009

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2012.

178 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
68%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2009.

177 students were tested at this school in 2009.

2009

 
 
75%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 83% in 2012.

185 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
65%

2009

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2012.

186 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
82%

2009

 
 
91%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 79% in 2012.

185 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
66%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students88%
African Americann/a
Hispanic88%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities78%
Proficient in English87%

Reading

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Hispanic82%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities91%
Proficient in English85%

Science

All Students85%
African Americann/a
Hispanic83%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities61%
Proficient in English83%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Kansas State Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students88%
African Americann/a
Hispanic86%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities43%
Proficient in English90%

Reading

All Students89%
African Americann/a
Hispanic87%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities79%
Proficient in English86%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Kansas State Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

Math

All Students89%
African Americann/a
Hispanic87%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities69%
Proficient in English88%

Reading

All Students86%
African Americann/a
Hispanic81%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities88%
Proficient in English79%

U.S. History and Government

All Students66%
African Americann/a
Hispanic60%
Multi-ethnicn/a
American Indiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Students with disabilities38%
Proficient in English61%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Kansas State Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Kansas State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 66% 17%
White 25% 67%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 3%
Black 2% 7%
Two or more races 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 71%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1100 West 11th
Liberal, KS 67901
Phone: (620) 604-2700

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