Peru ESD 124 School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 914 students in Peru ESD 124 School District. Peru ESD 124 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Illinois.
Public schools in Peru ESD 124 School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Illinois public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public school average of 52% (majority Hispanic).
|School District Name||Peru ESD 124 School District|
|School District Phone Number||(815) 223-1111|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 08|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (IL)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||4,239 Schools|
|# of Students||914 Students||1,991,734 Students|
|# of Teachers||67 Teachers||127,332 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1||15:1|
Peru ESD 124 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 863 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (IL)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#424 out of 944 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||2 Students||5,549 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||24 Students||101,257 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||137 Students||522,075 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||17 Students||334,694 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||678 Students||956,384 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||2,080 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||56 Students||69,695 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||57||79,846|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||101||131,861|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||90||137,299|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||79||139,617|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||97||145,128|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||99||148,297|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||105||150,789|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||97||149,061|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||92||148,598|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||97||150,375|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||158,615|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||154,545|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||149,814|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||147,873|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||16|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $12,872 in this school district is less than the state median of $18,231. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,570 is less than the state median of $17,733. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (IL)|
|Total Revenue||$12 MM||$14 MM|
|Spending||$12 MM||$14 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$12,872||$18,231|
|Revenue / Student||$12,570||$17,733|
Peru ESD 124 School District Public Schools (2021)
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