Our Vision

Cottonwood School exists to create responsible, independent students who have the knowledge and attitude to be successful in an ever-changing world.

Our Mission

The heart of Cottonwood Elementary is to create a caring community of learners through relationships, relevance, and rigor; one student at a time.

Our 2016 Motto:  We are better together!

School Hours:

8:00 a.m. Playground opens with Supervision.
8:10-8:25 a.m. Breakfast is served in the Cafeteria.
8:45 a.m. First Bell Rings
8:50 a.m. Tardy Bell Rings – All Classes Begin
8:45 a.m. Morning Preschool begins
11:30 – 12:10 p.m. First Lunch (2, 3, 4)
12:00 – 12:40 p.m. Second Lunch (K, 1, 5)
11:30 a.m. Morning Preschool Dismissed
12:45 p.m. Afternoon Preschool begins
3:30 p.m. Afternoon Preschool is dismissed
3:30 p.m. All Classes Dismissed

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Our Cottonwood Playground will be closed during this time.
Students should report to the bus stop, to parents for pick-up or head home when
school is dismissed.

Students who do not ride buses should walk home or be picked up at 3:30 p.m. daily.

A Note from the Principal

Valerie Brus

Cottonwood Elementary

School Principal