Avg. test scores 25%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 1%

Cottage Grove school information

IndexCottage GroveMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores62%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio36:116:116:1
Total public schools122,22479,221
Total private schools347724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cottage Grove are 25% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Cottage Grove
  • 92.3% of people in Cottage Grove have completed 8th grade
  • 91.8% of people in Cottage Grove have completed high school
  • 30.6% of people in Cottage Grove have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Cottage Grove

      IndexCottage GroveMinnesotaNational
      Completed 8th grade92.3%90.5%84.3%
      Completed high school91.8%89.5%83.0%
      Completed some college68.1%66.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree43.3%45.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors30.6%34.2%30.3%
      Completed masters9.0%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%3.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

      Cottage Grove, MN School Districts

      • South Washington County School District

      There are a total of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Cottage Grove. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cottage Grove, MN schools is 62%. The average student to teacher ratio is 36:1. In Cottage Grove, MN, an average of 92.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Falcon Heights, MN5,53479%60%
      St. Anthony, MN8,79072%46%
      Bayport, MN3,60471%43%
      Lake Elmo, MN8,44571%43%
      Mendota Heights, MN11,23170%42%
      Cottage Grove, MN35,63262%25%

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      Cottage Grove, MN35,63262%25%
      Source: The Cottage Grove, MN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.