About Cottonwood

Welcome families!

Cottonwood, a K-5 elementary school, has proudly served the Vail community since 2001!

School Pride

Proud to be a Cottonwood Coyote! Our school colors are royal blue and grey. Our mascot is Comet the Coyote.

A Rated

We have earned an "A" Rating from The Arizona Department of Education!

A+ School

In 2010, 2015, and 2022 AEF awarded CWE for exceeding expectations to meet our students’ needs and for achieving overall success. This is the highest award an Arizona school can win!

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Cottonwood Elementary School

About CWE

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