Peru Catholic School

Tel: (815)224-1914
Grades: PK-8 | 170 students
Peru Catholic School provides a community of faith and love in which to guide our students in their spiritual, intellectual, physical, social and emotional growth.
Peru Catholic is dedicated to meeting the needs of each of our students, preparing them for their life, Christian service, and eternal redemption.
We, the faculty and staff of Peru Catholic School, take part in the educational ministry of the Church as we relate all teaching and learning to the Good News of Jesus.
Peru Catholic School is registered with the State of Illinois and meets the curricular educational requirements as set forth by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Students consistently perform above average on the standardized achievement tests.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 170 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Peru Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code in handbook on website)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $2,200
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is St. Bede Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trinity Catholic Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Catholic Academy (1.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peru
    St. Bede Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 309 students
    1.3 miles
    24 W Us Highway 6
    Peru, IL 61354
    (815)223-3140
    1.39-12
    309
  • La Salle
    Trinity Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 171 students
    1.8 miles
    650 4th St
    La Salle, IL 61301
    (815)223-8523
    1.8PK-8
    171
  • La Salle
    Lighted Way Association Inc
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8 | 19 students
    2 miles
    941 6th St
    La Salle, IL 61301
    (815)224-1345
    28
    19
  • Oglesby
    Grades: PK-8 | 162 students
    4.2 miles
    336 Alice Ave
    Oglesby, IL 61348
    (815)883-8916
    4.2PK-8
    162
  • La Salle
    Grades: PK-12 | 88 students
    5.2 miles
    Po Box 1043
    La Salle, IL 61301
    (815)223-1037
    5.2PK-12
    88

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