Cottage Grove Elementary School

  • Cottage Grove Elementary School serves 512 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Cottage Grove Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Cottage Grove Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Cottage Grove Elementary School's student population of 512 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students512 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottage Grove Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The 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 less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#137 out of 1793 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
60%
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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%
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Black
6%
11%
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White
71%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Washington County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Cottage Grove Elementary School is Transitions (1.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Place (1.8 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Crestview Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cottage Grove Transitions Special Education School
    Grades: 12 | 69 students
    1.5 miles
    7155 80th St S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-7201
    1.5 12 69
  • Cottage Grove Crestview Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 314 students
    1.6 miles
    7830 80th St S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-3801
    1.6 PK-5 314
  • Cottage Grove Nuevas Fronteras
    Grades: K-5 | 396 students
    1.6 miles
    7830 80th St S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-3808
    1.6 K-5 396
  • Cottage Grove Park Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,819 student
    1.7 miles
    8040 80th St S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-3702
    1.7 9-12 1,819
  • Cottage Grove Place Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 6 students
    1.8 miles
    7362 E Point Douglas Rd S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-7201
    1.8 6-12 6

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