District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Cotter School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Cotter School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Cotter School District

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Parent / Guardian
January 20, 2017
I have two in Amanda gist and they both have been doing great. The teachers and all of the staff make you feel like we're all family. My youngest struggles with sitting still and listening issues but... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
August 15, 2014
Many of the teachers are good, caring, individuals, but the administration needs to be completely removed. They have turned a blind eye to parental complaints and are only concerned with themselves.... More
Review for Cotter High School
Parent / Guardian
September 29, 2012
Some of the teachers are great at this school. The math teachers put so much pressure on the kids. I am guessing because of the pressure put on them to do so well. Your child will be able to make NO... More
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