Public Schools in Cottonwood County, Minnesota

There are 9 Public Schools in Cottonwood County, Minnesota, serving a population of 11,437 people in an area of 640 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,270 people, and 1 Public School per 71 square miles.

In Minnesota, Cottonwood County is ranked 22nd of 87 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 53rd of 87 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Cottonwood County Public Schools

Find Cottonwood County, Minnesota public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Early Childhood Learning Center 1012 5th Avenue Windom, MN

Mountain Lake Elementary 450 12th Street North Mountain Lake, MN

Mountain Lake Secondary 450 12th Street North Mountain Lake, MN

Red Rock Central Elementary 107 Clark Street Jeffers, MN

Red Rock Ridge Area Learning Center 68 10th Street Windom, MN

Red Rock Ridge Setting Iv 68 10th Street Windom, MN

Westbrook-Walnut Grove Secondary 344 8th Street Westbrook, MN

Windom Middle 1400 17th Street Windom, MN

Winfair Elementary 1454 6th Avenue Windom, MN

About Cottonwood County Public Schools

Cottonwood County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Cottonwood County, MN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Minnesota, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Cottonwood County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Cottonwood County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Cottonwood County Public School Statistics

Find Cottonwood County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Cottonwood County Public School Enrollment
 Cottonwood CountyMinnesota
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment186 (85.7%)61,164 (64.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment180 (83.7%)63,077 (88.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)485 (87.5%)253,970 (89.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)545 (86.0%)259,736 (89.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)538 (88.5%)268,982 (91.8%)
Cottonwood County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Cottonwood CountyMinnesota
Less than 9th Grade Education338 (4.3%)109,242 (2.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)414 (5.3%)153,159 (4.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,759 (35.4%)930,058 (24.9%)