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
Quest Charter School Academy Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 42% Male / 58%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Quest Charter School Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Quest Charter School Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Quest Charter School Academy Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
5%
23%
Quest Charter School Academy Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
58%
19%
Quest Charter School Academy Black (2011-2012)
White
21%
50%
Quest Charter School Academy White (2011-2012)
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 0.66
Quest Charter School Academy Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
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 16,175 797
Peoria   150 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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: 2012 (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Peoria Thomas Jefferson Primary School
    2503 North University St
    Peoria , IL , 61604
    (309)672-6531
    0  mi  |  541  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Peoria Woodrow Wilson Primary School
    1907 West Forrest Hill Ave
    Peoria , IL , 61604
    (309)672-6571
    0.6  mi  |  407  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Peoria Sterling Middle School
    2315 North Sterling Ave
    Peoria , IL , 61604
    (309)672-6557
    1  mi  |  476  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Peoria Knoxville Center For Student Success
    2628 North Knoxville Ave
    Peoria , IL , 61604
    (309)439-0000
    1  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Peoria Peoria High School
    1615 North North St
    Peoria , IL , 61604
    (309)672-6630
    1.1  mi  |  1311  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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