Cotton Elementary School (Closed 2012)

9165 Hwy 53
Cotton, MN 55724
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Cotton Elementary School served 85 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 50-59% (which was approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 70-79% (which was approximately equal to the Minnesota state average of 74%) for the 2010-11 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 5% of the student body (majority American Indian), which was lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Cotton Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
50-59%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cotton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(10-11)
70-79%
74%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cotton 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cotton Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Black
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cotton Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
95%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cotton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cotton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.100.54
This chart display the diversity score of Cotton Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cotton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cotton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Louis County School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Cotton Elementary School is South Ridge Secondary (14.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Ridge Elementary School (14.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saginaw South Ridge Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 331 students
    14.8 miles
    8162 Swan Lake Rd
    Saginaw, MN 55779
    (218) 345-6789
    14.8 PK-6 331
  • Saginaw South Ridge Secondary Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 261 students
    14.8 miles
    8162 Swan Lake Rd
    Saginaw, MN 55779
    (218) 345-6789
    14.8 7-12 261
  • Iron Cherry Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 320 students
    19.1 miles
    3943 Tamminen Rd
    Iron, MN 55751
    (218) 258-8991
    19.1 PK-6 320
  • Iron Cherry Secondary Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 215 students
    19.1 miles
    3943 Tamminen Rd
    Iron, MN 55751
    (218) 258-8991
    19.1 7-12 215
  • Saginaw N.e. Regional Correction Cntr. Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 2 students
    19.7 miles
    6102 Abramson Rd
    Saginaw, MN 55779
    (218) 729-8673
    19.7 8-12 2
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