School Details

Cottage Grove Middle School

9775 Indian Blvd South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 768-6800
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 1094 students 18 students/teacher (MN avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

67%
67%
57%
66%
65%
59%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, 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 2013
  • South Washington County School Dist average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

71%
70%
56%
63%
64%
54%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, 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 2013
  • South Washington County School Dist average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

75%
75%
59%
66%
68%
54%
53%
57%
44%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, 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 2013
  • South Washington County School Dist average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Cottage Grove Middle School is a public middle school in Cottage Grove. The principal of Cottage Grove Middle School is Elise Block, whose e-mail is eblock@sowashco.k12.mn.us. 1,094 students go to Cottage Grove Middle School and identify as Asian/Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 18% of the 1,094 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Cottage Grove Middle School is 18:1. So. Washington Alt Learning Center is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 9%
White, non-Hispanic 77% 78%
Black, non-Hispanic 7% 7%
Asian 7% %
Hispanic 6% 5%
Multiracial 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.8% 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 18% 14%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I love this school. The teachers are the best. They are all very funny. The teachers are always available for extra help and do their best to help you succed. Cgjh also has tons of extra activities. I'm going to miss cgjh when i leave at the end of next year.

  • (6 years ago)

    Almost all of the staff are always kind and helping. All of the teachers I've had are amazing and I love attending CGJH.

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter says the people are nice and the teachers are great!

  • (7 years ago)

    I love this school because I have made tons of new friends. Also the teachers are fun and nice also! I liked going to Valley Fair and hope they do it next year. Thanks for reading my review.

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