Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center

  • Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center serves 169 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center's student population of 169 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#2923 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
95%
17%
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Diversity Score0.100.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFord Heights 169 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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