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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by Peru Community School District serving 2,116 students in Peru, Indiana.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Indiana state average of 31%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the state average of 17:1.

Peru Community School District (2019-20)

Overview

School District NamePeru Community School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,116 students
# of Teachers127 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
# of Male Students1,063 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,053 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.23
# of American Indian Students15 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students11 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students70 students
% Hispanic Students
3%
# of Black Students58 students
% Black Students
3%
# of White Students1,856 students
% White Students
87%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students104 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:77
# of Students in Kindergarten:133
# of Students in 1st Grade:145
# of Students in 2nd Grade:150
# of Students in 3rd Grade:158
# of Students in 4th Grade:142
# of Students in 5th Grade:153
# of Students in 6th Grade:159
# of Students in 7th Grade:172
# of Students in 8th Grade:161
# of Students in 9th Grade:165
# of Students in 10th Grade:176
# of Students in 11th Grade:182
# of Students in 12th Grade:136
# of Ungraded Students:7

District Comparison

  • Peru Community School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 357 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Peru Community 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peru Community 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Peru Community School District and public school graduation rate of IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $12,008 in this school district is less than the state average of $13,154. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,531 is less than the state average of $11,176. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IN)
Total Revenue$26 MM$18 MM
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Spending$23 MM$15 MM
This chart display total spending of Peru Community School District and average spending for each school distric in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,008$13,154
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Peru Community School District and average revenue per public school student in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,531$11,176
This chart display average spending per public school student in Peru Community School District and average spending per public school student in IN by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Peru Community School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.23, which is lower than the Indiana average of 0.29. The most diverse school in the district is Blair Pointe Upper Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.