Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School
At Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School, our goal for students is to be the top performing leadership school in the state. Our focus is on improving student success by teaching them the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Kids called the “Leader in Me.” We believe that when students are in control of the 7 Habits, they will be more successful academically as well as socially and emotionally.
2013-2014 School Improvement Goals
- 95% of 1st-5th grade students will demonstrate proficiency in writing on the District Writing Assessments
- 92% of 3rd-5th grade students will score proficient or advanced on the PAWS assessment in Reading/Language Arts
- Our students will demonstrate safe, responsible, respectful behaviors as measured by decreased office referrals
- 90% of K-5th grade students will complete a data notebook demonstrating leadership qualities
Coffeen Elementary News
Henry A. Coffeen Cornerstone Ceremony Marks Completion of New Building
The new Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School will welcome students through its doors on the first day of the 2014-2015 school year. In recognition of this momentous occasion, the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Wyoming will perform a traditional cornerstone ceremony for the new Henry A. Coffeen Elementary School.
Coffeen Recognized as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School
Henry A. Coffeen Elementary was recognized as 2013 National Blue Ribbon School, in the category of Exemplary High Performing School. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private schools where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students’ academic achievement. This distinction has become a mark of excellence in education recognized by everyone from parents to policy-makers in thousands of communities
About Henry A. Coffeen
Being a school that prides ourselves on leadership, we find it only fitting that we are named after one of Sheridan County’s most influential citizens. Henry A. Coffeen was a college professor, a superintendent of schools in Illinois, a strong advocate of child labor laws, a business owner, land developer and a community organizer. His leadership qualities led him to Continue Reading