Peru Junior High School

  • Peru Junior High School serves 338 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Peru Junior High School's student population of 338 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peru Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peru Junior High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#786 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
2%
12%
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White
90%
69%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peru Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.190.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePeru Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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