Cottage Grove Elementary School

  • Cottage Grove Elementary School serves 535 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Cottage Grove Elementary School's student population of 535 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottage Grove Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cottage Grove Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#82 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cottage Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cottage Grove Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
11%
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White
71%
67%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cottage Grove Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.470.34
This chart display the diversity score of Cottage Grove Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cottage Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Washington County Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cottage Grove Transitions Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 62 students
    1.5 miles
    7155 80th St S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651)425-7201
    1.5 12 62
  • Cottage Grove Crestview Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 264 students
    1.6 miles
    7830 80th St S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651)425-3801
    1.6 K-5 264
  • Cottage Grove Park Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1787 students
    1.7 miles
    8040 80th St S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651)425-3702
    1.7 9-12 1787
  • Saint Paul Park Pullman Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 401 students
    1.9 miles
    1260 Selby Ave
    Saint Paul Park, MN 55071
    (651)425-3601
    1.9 K-5 401
  • Cottage Grove Hillside Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 419 students
    2.1 miles
    8177 Hillside Tr S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651)425-4001
    2.1 K-5 419

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