About Cottonwood

Welcome families!

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

Spanish Immersion

Cottonwood is the first Spanish Immersion school in Vail! Now enrolling Kinder and 1st graders for the 23/24 school year!

GAL Program

Cottonwood has a special program that identifies students in grade 3 - 5 to receive gifted services throughout their day. Students across all grade levels have the opportunity for enrichment in additional programs.

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