Quest Charter School Academy

2503 North University St

Peoria, IL 61604-2601

Tel: (309)495-5988
Grades 5-10
458 students
Quest Charter School Academy serves 458 students in grades 5 - 10.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Quest Charter School Academy operates within the Peoria 150 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 458 students has grown by 109% over five years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 184% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 5-10
Total Students 458 students
Quest Charter School Academy Total Students (2011-2014)
Gender % Quest Charter School Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Quest Charter School Academy Total Teachers (2011-2014)
Students by Grade Quest Charter School Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 18:1
Quest Charter School Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Quest Charter School Academy Asian Students (2011-2014)
Hispanic
6%
25%
Quest Charter School Academy Black Students (2011-2014)
Black
65%
17%
Quest Charter School Academy Black Students (2011-2014)
White
20%
50%
Quest Charter School Academy White Students (2011-2014)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Quest Charter School Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.66
Quest Charter School Academy Diversity Score (2011-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
47%
Quest Charter School Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%

District Comparison

Peoria 150 School District's student population of 13,778 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,413 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 26% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,594 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Peoria 150 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
3
Number of Students Managed 13,778 938
Peoria   150 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $173 MM $11 MM
Peoria   150 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $190 MM $11 MM
Peoria   150 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $12,413 $11,118
Peoria   150 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $13,594 $11,218
Peoria   150 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Knoxville Center For Student Success (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sterling Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Jefferson Primary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PeoriaThomas Jefferson Primary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 518 students
    0 miles
    2503 North University St
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6531
    0PK-6518
  • PeoriaWoodrow Wilson Primary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 407 students
    0.6 miles
    1907 West Forrest Hill Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6571
    0.6PK-4407
  • PeoriaKnoxville Center For Student Success
    Grades: 9-12 | 113 students
    1 miles
    2628 North Knoxville Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6625
    19-12113
  • PeoriaSterling Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 422 students
    1 miles
    2315 North Sterling Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6557
    15-8422
  • Peoria Franklin Primary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
    1.1 miles
    807 West Columbia Ter
    PeoriaIL 61606
    (309)682-2693
    1.1PK-5529

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