La Salle-peru Township High School

La Salle-peru Township High School serves 1,260 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
La Salle-peru Township High School operates within the La Salle-peru Twp Hsd 120 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1260 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 170 teachers has grown by 142% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,260 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 170 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 13:1
Hispanic
12%
24%
Black
1%
19%
White
85%
50%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.27 0.30
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.
30%
45%
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.
4%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,260 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,629 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,485 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name La Salle-peru Twp Hsd 120 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,260 932
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
District Total Revenue $17 MM $10 MM
District Spending $15 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $13,629 $10,546
District Spending / Student $12,485 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is La Salle-peru Area Career Center (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lincoln Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jackson School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • La SalleLa Salle-peru Area Career Center
    Vocational School
    542 Chartres St
    La SalleIL 61301
    (815)223-2454
    Vocational School

    0 mi | Gr. 11-12 | n/a students                      
  • La SalleJackson School
    345 6th St
    La SalleIL 61301
    (815)223-0786
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK | 116 students                      
  • La SalleLincoln Junior High School
    1165 Saint Vincents Ave
    La SalleIL 61301
    (815)223-0786
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 289 students                      
  • PeruWashington Elementary School
    1325 Park Rd
    PeruIL 61354
    (815)223-0301
    1 mi | Gr. 2-4 | 277 students                      
  • La SalleNorthwest Elementary School
    1735 Malcolm Ave
    La SalleIL 61301
    (815)223-0786
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 617 students                      

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