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For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,424 students in Peru Community Schools School District. The top ranked public elementary schools in Peru Community Schools School District are Blair Pointe Upper Elementary School, Peru Junior High School and Elmwood Primary Learning Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public elementary schools in Peru Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Indiana public elementary school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 63% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Indiana.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Indiana public elementary school average of 33% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NamePeru Community Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.peru.k12.in.us/
School District Phone Number(765) 473-3081
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
# of Schools3 Schools1,426 Schools
# of Students1,424 Students684,243 Students
# of Teachers88 Teachers38,808 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1

District Comparison

Peru Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 354 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#169 out of 373 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Peru Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Peru Community Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peru Community Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Peru Community Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.250.52
# of American Indian Students10 Students1,275 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# of Asian Students3 Students16,557 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# of Hispanic Students61 Students84,393 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
12%
# of Black Students39 Students86,712 Students
% Black Students
3%
13%
# of White Students1,228 Students459,629 Students
% White Students
86%
67%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students566 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students81 Students35,159 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:4813,682
# of Students in Kindergarten:15475,937
# of Students in 1st Grade:12176,204
# of Students in 2nd Grade:13976,370
# of Students in 3rd Grade:14778,512
# of Students in 4th Grade:16179,914
# of Students in 5th Grade:14679,805
# of Students in 6th Grade:15679,025
# of Students in 7th Grade:17652,193
# of Students in 8th Grade:17652,811
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 4,052
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 4,729
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 5,320
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 5,405
# of Ungraded Students: - 284

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,137 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,838. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,535 is less than the state median of $10,933. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$23 MM$16 MM
This chart display total revenue of Peru Community Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$22 MM$15 MM
This chart display total spending of Peru Community Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,137$11,838
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Peru Community Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,535$10,933
This chart display average spending per public school student in Peru Community Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Peru Community Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Blair Pointe Upper Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 Blair Pike
    Peru, IN 46970
    (765) 473-4741

    Grades: K-6 | 606 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Peru Junior High School Math: 57% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    30 E Daniel St
    Peru, IN 46970
    (765) 473-3084

    Grades: 5-8 | 361 students
  • Rank: #33.515 N Wayne St
    Peru, IN 46970
    (765) 473-7335

    Grades: PK-2 | 457 students
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