Cottonwood school information

IndexCottonwoodMinnesotaNational
Average Test Scores60%52%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools22,22479,221
Total private schoolsn/a47724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1407,963
The Cottonwood, MN educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cottonwood public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 14% higher than than the Minnesota average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cottonwood public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Minnesota and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.2% have completed high school, 30.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cottonwood are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Cottonwood.
  • 90.7% of people in Cottonwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.2% of people in Cottonwood have completed high school.
  • 30.7% of people in Cottonwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cottonwood

IndexCottonwoodMinnesotaNational
Completed 8th grade90.7%90.5%84.3%
Completed high school89.2%89.5%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%66.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.3%45.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.7%34.2%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clarkfield, MN88270%41%
Marshall, MN13,61656%14%
Milroy, MN25053%8%
Granite Falls, MN2,55742%15%
Lynd, MN50340%19%
Cottonwood, MN1,25260%21%

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Southmont, NC1,25247%4%
Freeman, SD1,25143%12%
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Goodwell, OK1,25367%35%
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Cottonwood, MN1,25260%21%
Source: The Cottonwood, 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.