Peru ESD 124 School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 914 students in Peru ESD 124 School District. The top ranked public elementary schools in Peru ESD 124 School District are Northview Elementary School and Parkside Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public elementary schools in Peru ESD 124 School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Illinois public elementary school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 37% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Illinois.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Illinois public elementary school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NamePeru ESD 124 School District
School District Phone Number(815) 223-1111
School District Grades OfferedPK - 08
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IL)
# of Schools2 Schools3,010 Schools
# of Students914 Students1,298,709 Students
# of Teachers67 Teachers84,040 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1

District Comparison

Peru ESD 124 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 763 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 DataThis School DistrictState Average (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#424 out of 944 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Peru ESD 124  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Peru ESD 124  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peru ESD 124  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IL by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.430.68
# of American Indian Students2 Students3,638 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students24 Students65,860 Students
% Asian Students
3%
5%
# of Hispanic Students137 Students346,190 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
27%
# of Black Students17 Students223,680 Students
% Black Students
2%
17%
# of White Students678 Students610,047 Students
% White Students
74%
47%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,363 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students56 Students47,931 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:5755,420
# of Students in Kindergarten:101126,521
# of Students in 1st Grade:90137,001
# of Students in 2nd Grade:79139,341
# of Students in 3rd Grade:97144,766
# of Students in 4th Grade:99147,921
# of Students in 5th Grade:105150,422
# of Students in 6th Grade:97148,614
# of Students in 7th Grade:92119,803
# of Students in 8th Grade:97119,947
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 2,619
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 2,247
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 2,011
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 2,063
# of Ungraded Students: - 13

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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IL)
Total Revenue$12 MM$14 MM
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Spending$12 MM$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Peru ESD 124  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,872$18,231
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Peru ESD 124  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,570$17,733
This chart display average spending per public school student in Peru ESD 124  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IL by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Peru ESD 124 School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Northview Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2100 Plum Street
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 223-1111

    Grades: PK-4 | 524 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Parkside Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1800 Church St
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815) 223-1111

    Grades: 5-8 | 390 students
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