Richwoods High School

6301 North University St,

Peoria, IL, 61614-3453

Tel: (309)693-4400
Grades: 9-12

1,505 students

Richwoods High School serves 1,505 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Richwoods 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 1505 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,505 students
Richwoods High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Richwoods High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Richwoods High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 17:1 15:1
Richwoods High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
Richwoods High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
23%
Richwoods High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
33%
19%
Richwoods High School Black (1988-2012)
White
49%
50%
Richwoods High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Richwoods High School Sch Ethnicity Richwoods 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.
0.64 0.95
Richwoods 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.
13%
23%
Richwoods 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.
26%
26%
Richwoods High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,030 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 85% over five years.
School District Name Peoria 150 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
3
Number of Students Managed 14,030 949
Peoria   150 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 71% 88%
Peoria   150 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $179 MM $10 MM
District Spending $181 MM $10 MM
Peoria   150 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,155 $10,546
Peoria   150 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,340 $10,416
Peoria   150 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 Peoria Developmental Center (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Charles A Lindbergh Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Northmoor-edison Primary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Peoria Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Northmoor-edison Primary School
    1819 West Northmoor Rd
    Peoria , IL , 61614
    (309)693-4435
    0.5  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Peoria Charles A Lindbergh Middle School
    6327 North Sheridan Rd
    Peoria , IL , 61614
    (309)693-4427
    0.5  mi  |  320  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Peoria Kellar Primary School
    6413 North Mount Hawley Rd
    Peoria , IL , 61614
    (309)693-4439
    0.7  mi  |  357  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Peoria Peoria Developmental Center
    Special Education School
    2018 West Cimarron Dr
    Peoria , IL , 61614
    (309)693-4424
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Peoria Rolling Acres Edison Junior Academy
    5617 North Merrimac Ave
    Peoria , IL , 61614
    (309)693-4422
    0.8  mi  |  304  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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Peoria, 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 0.56, which is higher than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Peoria is Von Steuben Middle School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.