School Details

Cottage Grove Elementary School

7447 65th St South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 768-5800
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 542 students 16 students/teacher (MN avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

92%
82%
72%
80%
65%
58%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2013-2014 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8 in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • South Washington County School Dist average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

82%
77%
70%
71%
64%
55%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2013-2014 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8 in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • South Washington County School Dist average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

69%
68%
62%
75%
73%
68%
76%
73%
61%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2013-2014 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8 in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2014
  • South Washington County School Dist average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cottage Grove Elementary School is a public elementary school in Cottage Grove. The principal of Cottage Grove Elementary School is Carl Aegler, who can be contacted at caegler@sowashco.k12.mn.us. 542 children attend Cottage Grove Elementary School and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 15% of the 542 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Cottage Grove Elementary School is 16:1. Nuevas Fronteras is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 8% 7%
White, non-Hispanic 68% 74%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Multiracial 3% 4%
Asian 21% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 17% 9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 15% 19%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    My daughter was in kindergarten and 1st grade. She has learned so much at this school. Excellent school !!!!!!!

  • (7 years ago)

    I have a soon to be first grader and I my husband and I were very impressed with Cottage Grove elementary. The Kindergarten teacher she had was amazing. Parent involvement was encouraged and could be as much as you want or as little. Loved all the field trips. They even had a roller-blading unit in gym class. They set very high expectations academic wise but are there every step of the way to make sure they succeed. I can't wait for school to start again it was so much fun last year. All of my friends are jealous of what a great school we go to.

  • (8 years ago)

    My two children are in kindergarten and grade 2. The teachers have done a great job. My children have learned the academics and have enjoyed the extras like gym class music computer labs etc. The children in the kindergarten class have been encouraged to be kind and thoughtful of each other. They have developed into a tight knit group. My only disappointments in the school are more district-wide than an individual school complaint. The younger children of the school are not given the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities like sports teams or music (choir and band). I would also like to see language and art included in the curriculum.

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