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Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center (leave a review)
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+1 (708) 758-1400

800 E 14Th St

Ford Heights, Illinois


About Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center
5th Grade - 8th Grade

Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center is one of 2 schools in the Ford Heights SD 169 district of Illinois.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 5th Grade to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 156 students - compared to other schools in Illinois, this is a relatively small school.

The number of teachers at Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center is $52,108, which is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center 156$6,1489$52,1080.09
Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Cntr (0.65 miles) 276$3,42617$58,4990.12
Bloom Trail High School (1.46 miles) 1378$36517$81,9300.59
Wagoner Elem (1.47 miles) 562$7,46915$21,6220.46
Lincoln Elem School (1.73 miles) 111$15,13811$46,0870.23
Bloom High School (2.57 miles) 1621$55718$81,0200.58

Cottage Grove Upper Grade Center

Number of pupils156
Funding per pupil$6,148
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$52,108
Diversity index0.09

Medgar Evers Primary Acadmc Cntr (0.65 miles)

Number of pupils276
Funding per pupil$3,426
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$58,499
Diversity index0.12

Bloom Trail High School (1.46 miles)

Number of pupils1378
Funding per pupil$365
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$81,930
Diversity index0.59

Wagoner Elem (1.47 miles)

Number of pupils562
Funding per pupil$7,469
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$21,622
Diversity index0.46

Lincoln Elem School (1.73 miles)

Number of pupils111
Funding per pupil$15,138
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$46,087
Diversity index0.23

Bloom High School (2.57 miles)

Number of pupils1621
Funding per pupil$557
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$81,020
Diversity index0.58
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4,241 schools in Illinois. Rankings don't always go up to 4,241 because some schools have missing data.
3508thlargest school
2965thhighest number of FTE teachers
451stlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2554thhighest average teaching salary
181sthighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1950thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
3412thhighest diversity index
2959thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

5th Grade - 8th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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