La Salle-peru Township High School

La Salle-peru Township High School serves 1,245 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
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 1245 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,245 students
La Salle-peru Township High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
La Salle-peru Township High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade La Salle-peru Township High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.95. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
La Salle-peru Township High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
La Salle-peru Township High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
10%
23%
La Salle-peru Township High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
19%
La Salle-peru Township High School Black (1995-2012)
White
85%
50%
La Salle-peru Township High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups La Salle-peru Township High School Sch Ethnicity La Salle-peru Township High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.95
La Salle-peru Township High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
14%
23%
La Salle-peru Township High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
18%
26%
La Salle-peru Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,245 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name La Salle-peru Twp Hsd 120 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 1,245 949
La Salle-peru Twp Hsd 120 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
La Salle-peru Twp Hsd 120 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $10 MM
District Spending $15 MM $10 MM
La Salle-peru Twp Hsd 120 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,629 $10,546
La Salle-peru Twp Hsd 120 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,485 $10,416
La Salle-peru Twp Hsd 120 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • La Salle La Salle-peru Area Career Center
    Vocational School
    542 Chartres St
    La Salle , IL , 61301
    (815)223-2454
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • La Salle Jackson School
    345 6th St
    La Salle , IL , 61301
    (815)223-4629
    0.2  mi  |  116  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • La Salle Lincoln Junior High School
    1165 Saint Vincents Ave
    La Salle , IL , 61301
    (815)223-0786
    0.7  mi  |  270  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Peru Washington Elementary School
    1325 Park Rd
    Peru , IL , 61354
    (815)223-0301
    1  mi  |  284  students  |  Gr.  2-4
  • La Salle Northwest Elementary School
    1735 Malcolm Ave
    La Salle , IL , 61301
    (815)223-4006
    1  mi  |  585  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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La Salle County, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.31, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.95. The most diverse school district in La Salle County is Allen-otter Creek Ccsd 65 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.