Manual Academy

811 S Griswold St
Peoria, IL 61605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Manual Academy serves 802 students in grades 7-12.
Manual Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 7% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Manual Academy's student population of 802 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students802 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

Manual Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Manual Academy is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3642 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
67%
17%
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White
9%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.68
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
27%
27%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria 150 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Manual Academy is Day Treatment (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria Day Treatment Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 4-12 | 53 students
    0.6 miles
    1419 S Folkers Ave
    Peoria, IL 61605
    (309) 672-6725
    0.6 4-12 53
  • Peoria Trewyn K-8 School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 291 students
    0.6 miles
    1419 S Folkers Ave
    Peoria, IL 61605
    (309) 672-6500
    0.6 K-6 291
  • Peoria Harrison Community Learning Center Math: 4% | Reading: 3%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 520 students
    0.9 miles
    2727 W Krause Ave
    Peoria, IL 61605
    (309) 672-6522
    0.9 K-6 520
  • Peoria Roosevelt Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 5% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 611 students
    0.9 miles
    1704 W Aiken Ave
    Peoria, IL 61605
    (309) 672-6574
    0.9 K-8 611
  • Peoria Calvin Coolidge Middle School Math: 3% | Reading: 10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 362 students
    1.1 miles
    2708 W Rohmann Ave
    Peoria, IL 61604
    (309) 672-6506
    1.1 5-8 362

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