Peoria High School

1615 North North St

Peoria, IL 61604-4131

Grades: 9-12

1,245 students

Peoria High School serves 1,245 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Peoria High School operates within the Peoria 150 School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the IL state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1245 students has grown by 33% over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 115% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,245 students
Peoria High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 43% Male / 57%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Peoria High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Peoria High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more 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 13:1 13:1
Peoria High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
10%
24%
Peoria High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
65%
19%
Peoria High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
16%
50%
Peoria High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
9%
3%
Peoria High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Peoria High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.54 0.30
Peoria High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
66%
45%
Peoria High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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
6%
Peoria High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,065 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 86% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,155 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,340 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Peoria 150 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
3
Number of Students Managed 16,065 932
Peoria   150 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 71% 88%
Peoria   150 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $179 MM $10 MM
Peoria   150 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $181 MM $10 MM
Peoria   150 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,155 $10,546
Peoria   150 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,340 $10,416
Peoria   150 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Knoxville Center For Student Success (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Quest Charter School Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Primary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria Franklin Primary School
    807 West Columbia Ter
    PeoriaIL 61606
    (309)682-2693
    0.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 490 students                      
  • PeoriaIrving Primary School
    519 Ne Glendale Ave
    PeoriaIL 61603
    (309)672-6528
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 738 students                      
  • Peoria Glen Oak Community Learning Center
    2100 North Wisconsin Ave
    PeoriaIL 61603
    (309)672-6518
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 841 students                      
  • PeoriaKnoxville Center For Student Success
    2628 North Knoxville Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)439-0000
    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 86 students                      
  • PeoriaValeska Hinton Early Ch Ed Center
    800 West Romeo B Garrett Ave
    PeoriaIL 61605
    (309)672-6810
    1 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 353 students                      

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