Cottage Grove school information

IndexCottage GroveWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores67%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools21,86979,221
Total private schools187224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1147,963
The Cottage Grove, WI educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cottage Grove public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 44% higher than than the Wisconsin average and 37% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cottage Grove public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.5% have completed high school, 42.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cottage Grove are 37% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Cottage Grove.
  • 91.5% of people in Cottage Grove have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.5% of people in Cottage Grove have completed high school.
  • 42.2% of people in Cottage Grove have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cottage Grove

IndexCottage GroveWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade91.5%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school91.5%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college73.1%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.3%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.2%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters16.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Cottage Grove (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Shorewood Hills, WI1,99682%67%
Waunakee, WI13,09273%48%
Oregon, WI9,91263%28%
Windsor, WI6,65860%21%
Fitchburg, WI27,25459%20%
Cottage Grove, WI6,72967%37%

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Source: The Cottage Grove, WI 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.