Manual Academy

  • Manual Academy serves 843 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 3% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 6% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Manual Academy's student population of 843 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students843 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Manual Academy's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Manual Academy is 0.50, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3338 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
68%
17%
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White
10%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Manual Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.500.68
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Graduation Rate65-69%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Manual Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria SD 150 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Manual Academy is Day Treatment (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Day Treatment (0.6 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Day Treatment (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria Day Treatment Magnet School
    Grades: 4-12 | 38 students
    0.6 miles
    1419 S Folkers Ave
    Peoria, IL 61605
    (309)672-6725
    0.6 4-12 38
  • Peoria Trewyn K-8 School Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 349 students
    0.6 miles
    1419 S Folkers Ave
    Peoria, IL 61605
    (309)672-6500
    0.6 K-6 349
  • Peoria Harrison Community Learning Center Magnet School
    Grades: K-6 | 556 students
    0.9 miles
    2727 W Krause Ave
    Peoria, IL 61605
    (309)222-2001
    0.9 K-6 556
  • Peoria Roosevelt Magnet School Magnet School
    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 Magnet School
    Grades: 5-8 | 406 students
    1.1 miles
    2708 W Rohmann Ave
    Peoria, IL 61604
    (309)672-6506
    1.1 5-8 406

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