Quest Charter School Academy

2503 North University St

Peoria, IL 61604-2601

Grades: 5-9

377 students

Quest Charter School Academy serves 377 students in grades 5-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% 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.

Overview

The student population of 377 students has grown by 72% over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 123% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Total Students 377 students
Quest Charter School Academy Total Students (2011-2013)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Quest Charter School Academy Total Teachers (2011-2013)
Students by Grade Quest Charter School Academy 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 0.59 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
Quest Charter School Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2013)
Asian
1%
4%
Quest Charter School Academy Asian Students (2011-2013)
Hispanic
6%
24%
Quest Charter School Academy Black Students (2011-2013)
Black
59%
19%
Quest Charter School Academy Black Students (2011-2013)
White
22%
50%
Quest Charter School Academy White Students (2011-2013)
Two or more races
12%
3%
Quest Charter School Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Quest Charter School Academy 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.
0.59 0.30
Quest Charter School Academy Diversity Score (2011-2013)
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.
41%
45%
Quest Charter School Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2013)
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,065 students has grown by 10% 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)
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 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PeoriaThomas Jefferson Primary School
    2503 North University St
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6531
    0 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 526 students                      
  • PeoriaWoodrow Wilson Primary School
    1907 West Forrest Hill Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6571
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 428 students                      
  • PeoriaSterling Middle School
    2315 North Sterling Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6557
    1 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 435 students                      
  • PeoriaKnoxville Center For Student Success
    2628 North Knoxville Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)439-0000
    1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 86 students                      
  • PeoriaPeoria High School
    1615 North North St
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6630
    1.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1245 students                      

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