Peru school information

Average Test Scores86%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools33,93879,235
Total private schools41,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Peru are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Peru.
  • 87.2% of people in Peru have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Peru have completed high school.
  • 20.4% of people in Peru have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Peru

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  • Circuit Breaker School2233 6Th St Ste 1Grades: 04 - 12Students: 23 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • Northview Elem School1429 Shooting Park RdGrades: PK - 01Students: 285 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Parkside Middle School1800 Church StGrades: 05 - 08Students: 465 · Ratio: 14:185
  • Regional Safe School2233 6Th StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 26 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Washington Elem School1325 Park RdGrades: 02 - 04Students: 307 · Ratio: 15:187

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Education level achieved in Peru

Completed 8th grade87.2%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school86.4%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college57.6%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.1%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.4%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters7.5%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Peru (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dalzell, IL732100%47%
Cherry, IL42996%41%
Tonica, IL75394%38%
Hennepin, IL97994%38%
Ladd, IL1,23193%37%
Peru, IL10,17286%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Paris, TN10,16560%11%
Valley Cottage, NY10,18572%5%
Lexington, NE10,18961%11%
Denham Springs, LA10,14882%20%
Uniontown, PA10,20366%4%
Peru, IL10,17286%27%
Source: The Peru, IL education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.