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Pierce Downer Elementary School
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ACADEMICS

8/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


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Subject
% Proficient
English
44%
State avg: 37%
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Math
51%
State avg: 32%
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Equity

Equity overview

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!

In this section, we publish a rating that reflects how well this school is serving disadvantaged students, compared to other schools in the state, based on college readiness, learning progress, and test score data provided from the state’s Department of Education.

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Student demographics

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White
87%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
4%
Hispanic
3%
Black
1%
Native American
<1%

Teachers & staff

What makes a great teacher? The truth may surprise you.

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Students per teacher
18 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
89%
State avg: 88%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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Neighborhood

1436 Grant Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
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