Peoria High School

  • Peoria High School serves 1,357 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (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 9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Peoria High School 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 student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Peoria High School's student population of 1,357 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peoria High School 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 Peoria High School is 0.53, 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#3570 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
12%
26%
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Black
66%
17%
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White
13%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peoria High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.530.68
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Graduation Rate
68%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
26%
27%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peoria High School 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 150 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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