Henry Puffer School

  • Henry Puffer School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Henry Puffer School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Henry Puffer School's student population of 398 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Henry Puffer School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Henry Puffer School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#941 out of 3679 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
76%
48%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score0.400.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDowners Grove Gsd 58 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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