Henry Puffer School



Henry Puffer School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Henry Puffer School Students by Grade
PK 97
K 42
1 49
2 40
3 38
4 30
5 37
6 41
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Henry Puffer School is a public elementary school located in Downers Grove, IL in the Downers Grove Gsd 58 School District. It enrolls 374 students in grades 1st through 12th. Henry Puffer School is the 1,363rd largest public school in Illinois and the 34,259th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 374
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.84
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,259th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,363rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,582nd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,454th out of 2,345

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Henry Puffer School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 194
(52%)
2,055
(52%)
 Female 180
(48%)
1,890
(48%)

Henry Puffer School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 267
(71%)
3,029
(77%)
 Hispanic 45
(12%)
404
(10%)
 Black 24
(6%)
166
(4%)
 Asian 21
(6%)
214
(5%)
 Two or More 17
(5%)
126
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Henry Puffer School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 324
(87%)
3,604
(91%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 34
(9%)
325
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(4%)
16
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Henry Puffer School is ranked 2,181st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Henry Puffer School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Henry Puffer School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 299
2006 315
2007 326
2008 301
2009 316
2010 314
2011 377
2012 374

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 19.7
2007 20.4
2008 17.9
2009 17.8
2010 18.7
2011 22.6
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1371237458194
2006 0.13968253968254
2007 0.1441717791411
2008 0.16943521594684
2009 0.14556962025316
2010 0.13375796178344
2011 0.13527851458886
2012 0.13368983957219

Compare Henry Puffer School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.4%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 374 15.7:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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