Peru High School



Peru High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Peru High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 155
10 158
11 181
12 133

Peru High School is a public high school of the Peru Community School District located in Peru, IN. It has 627 students in grades 9th through 12th. Peru High School is the 190th largest public high school in Indiana and the 8,931st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 627
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 43

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Peru High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 315
(50%)
499
(51%)
 Female 312
(50%)
485
(49%)

Peru High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 557
(89%)
881
(90%)
 Two or More 25
(4%)
40
(4%)
 Black 14
(2%)
22
(2%)
 Hispanic 14
(2%)
18
(2%)
 American Indian 12
(2%)
15
(2%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Peru High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 317
(51%)
450
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 245
(39%)
424
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 65
(10%)
110
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Peru High School is ranked 156th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Peru High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Peru High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 746
2006 718
2007 745
2008 710
2009 653
2010 676
2011 663
2012 627

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 N/A
2007 15.5
2008 16.8
2009 15.1
2010 16.7
2011 15.1
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36058981233244
2006 0.36072423398329
2007 0.36510067114094
2008 0.43661971830986
2009 0.49004594180704
2010 0.4896449704142
2011 0.52941176470588
2012 0.49441786283892

Compare Peru High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 49.4%
 

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