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2220 Haddow Ave

Downers Grove, IL 60515

(630) 968-0294

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 350

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Henry Puffer School

When a child comes home from school upset because a teacher has little or NO patience and is constantly yelling, I feel maybe it's time to find a new profession or retire. We were so happy with most of the teacher's but there is always one that just makes your child's life miserable.

Posted by a other on 03/27/14

Puffer students have the best test scores in the district. We often receive a bad reputation because Henry Puffer has not been part of District 58 forever. But Puffer is a wonderful school full of fabulous teachers and staff who are nothing but helpful teachers and staff. District 58 does not offer that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/13

My 4 year old attends the Puffer preschool program. I have nothing but positive things to say about the program and my son loves it.

Posted by a parent on 01/01/12

This is a fantastic school based around a very involved community of parents. The principal of the school is an excellent educator and administrator and looks out for the needs of each individual child. The school is well supported by the PTA and there is a high degree of support from the parents of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/25/10

Puffer is a great school. Active, engaged Principal, devoted teachers.

Posted by a parent on 01/23/09

I have a special needs child in the pre-school at Puffer. What an amazing program. the teachers and aides love these kids so much and it shows. The school staff could not be more helpful. I can't say enough good things about this pre-school!

Posted by a parent on 09/21/08

The staff at Puffer are so dedicated to the students. Mrs. Peterson, the school secretary is on top of everything. And the principal, Mr. McDaniel, is about the best you can get. The school does not feel like a school, but rather a small community where everyone takes care of each other. Very pleased ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/26/08

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Test scores for Henry Puffer School

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Henry Puffer School
Downers Great School District 58
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Downers Grove schools — Henry Puffer School is located at 2220 Haddow Ave, Downers Grove IL 60515. 2220 Haddow Ave is in the 60515 ZIP code in Downers Grove, IL The school district for Henry Puffer School is the Downers Great School District 58. Henry Puffer School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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