Grey Cloud Elementary School

9525 Indian Blvd S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
5.00 (1 review)
Grey Cloud Elementary School serves 791 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Grey Cloud 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Grey Cloud Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Grey Cloud Elementary School's student population of 791 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students791 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Rankings

Grey Cloud Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Grey Cloud Elementary School is 0.40, 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 Testing Rank
#109 out of 1789 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
5%
11%
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White
77%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.400.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Grey Cloud Elementary School is Park Senior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cottage Grove Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cottage Grove Cottage Grove Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,225 student
    0.1 miles
    9775 Indian Blvd S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-6804
    0.1 6-8 1,225
  • Cottage Grove Park Senior High School Math: 43% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,819 student
    1.6 miles
    8040 80th St S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-3702
    1.6 9-12 1,819
  • Cottage Grove Armstrong Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 337 students
    1.8 miles
    8855 Inwood Ave S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-4101
    1.8 K-5 337
  • Cottage Grove Crestview Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 314 students
    1.8 miles
    7830 80th St S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-3801
    1.8 PK-5 314
  • Cottage Grove Hillside Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 410 students
    1.8 miles
    8177 Hillside Tr S
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
    (651) 425-4001
    1.8 K-5 410

School Reviews

5  
We recently relocated to the area and could not be more pleased with Grey Cloud. The Principal and teachers provide a welcoming atmosphere for all students and are great educators. The class sizes are a good size- nothing compared to the overcrowding at the last school- which was loud and out of control. The kids also have opportunities at Grey Cloud that they did not have at their last school (Spanish and Art for example). Our experience at Grey Cloud so far has been great and we look forward to the years ahead.
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