Quest Charter School Academy

2503 North University St

Peoria, IL 61604-2601

Tel: (309)495-5988
Grades: 5-8

299 students

Quest Charter School Academy serves 299 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% 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 299 students has grown by 36% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 299 students
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Students by Grade Quest Charter School Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 16:1 15:1
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
5%
23%
Black
58%
19%
White
21%
50%
All Ethnic Groups Quest Charter School Academy Sch Ethnicity Quest Charter School Academy 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.
0.60 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.
17%
23%
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.
10% 26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 16,175 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Peoria 150 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
32
3
Number of Students Managed 16,175 949
District Total Revenue $179 MM $10 MM
Peoria   150 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 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 Students Grades
  • PeoriaThomas Jefferson Primary School
    2503 North University St
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6531
    0 mi | 541 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PeoriaWoodrow Wilson Primary School
    1907 West Forrest Hill Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6571
    0.6 mi | 407 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • PeoriaSterling Middle School
    2315 North Sterling Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6557
    1 mi | 476 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • PeoriaKnoxville Center For Student Success
    2628 North Knoxville Ave
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)439-0000
    1 mi | 71 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PeoriaPeoria High School
    1615 North North St
    PeoriaIL 61604
    (309)672-6630
    1.1 mi | 1311 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
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 0.46, 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.