Cotter High School & Junior High School

1115 W Broadway Street,
Winona, MN, 55987-0559
     Tel: (507)453-5000
Grades: 7 - 12 | 415 students
Cotter is a diverse Catholic School community of faith, scholarship and service.
Cotter is a Catholic day and boarding college preparatory school.
Our diverse school community includes students with wide ranging talents and interests.
Cotter faculty and staff assist students of all abilities as they strive to achieve their personal best.
Students receive an excellent education with close attention given to their individual needs.
Cotter provides students with a challenging and supportive school environment with teachers who are passionate about teaching and assisting students become young men and woman of character.
This care and enthusiasm inspires students to strive for success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 415 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Cotter High School & Junior High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 73%
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Environmental Science, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition, AP US History, Computer Programming C++, Computer Programming Java, Electronics/ Robotics, Honors Chemistry, Honors Microeconomics, Honors Physics 1, Honors Physics 2, Honors Spanish 4, Honors Spanish 5, Honors Spanish 6, Human Biology, Linear Algebra, 
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Will Gibson
Admissions Associate Linda Schrupp

School Notes:

Cotter is a Catholic School community promoting excellence through prayer, learning, and service. Cotter is a Catholic day and boarding college preparatory school. Our diverse school community includes students with a wide range of talents and interests. Cotter faculty and staff assist students of all abilities as they strive to achieve their personal best. Students receive an excellent education with close attention given to their individual needs. Cotter provides students with a challenging and supportive school environment with teachers who are passionate about teaching and assisting students become young men and woman of character. This care and enthusiasm inspires students to strive for success.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hope Lutheran High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Matthews Lutheran School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Matthews Lutheran School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WinonaSt. Matthews Lutheran School
      (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    756 W Wabasha St
    WinonaMN55987
    (507)454-3083
      (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    0.4 mi | 77 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • WinonaCotter Junior High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    101 E Wabasha Street
    WinonaMN55987
    (507)453-5030
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.5 mi | 122 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • WinonaHope Lutheran High School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    253 Liberty St
    WinonaMN55987
    (507)474-7799
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.8 mi | 37 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WinonaSt Martin S Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    253 Liberty St
    WinonaMN55987
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.8 mi | 64 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • WinonaWinona Area Catholic Schools
      (Roman Catholic)
    602 E 5th St
    WinonaMN55987
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.2 mi | 285 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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