Peoria Heights Grade School

  • Peoria Heights Grade School serves 578 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 16% (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 35% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Peoria Heights Grade School's student population of 578 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students578 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Peoria Heights Grade School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peoria Heights Grade School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peoria Heights Grade School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. 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#2295 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Peoria Heights Grade School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peoria Heights Grade School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
14%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Peoria Heights Grade School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
68%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Peoria Heights Grade School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
14%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peoria Heights Grade School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.500.32
This chart display the diversity score of Peoria Heights Grade School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Peoria Heights Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peoria Heights Grade School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeoria Heights CUSD 325 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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