Peru Catholic School

2003 5th St,
Peru, IL, 61354-0613
Tel: (815)224-1914
Grades: PK - 8 | 127 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 127 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Peru Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code in handbook on website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
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 Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Bede Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Childrens Montessori School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Childrens Montessori School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Peru Childrens Montessori School
    Montessori School
    2218 Marquette Rd
    Peru , IL , 61354
    (815)223-5382
    Montessori School
    1.2  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Peru
    St. Bede Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    24 W Us Highway 6
    Peru , IL , 61354
    (815)223-3140
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  309  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • La Salle Trinity Catholic Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    650 4th St
    La Salle , IL , 61301
    (815)223-8523
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.8  mi  |  134  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • La Salle
    Lighted Way Association Inc
    Special Education School
    941 6th St
    La Salle , IL , 61301
    (815)224-1345
    Special Education School
    2.1  mi  |  19  students  |  Gr.  8
  • La Salle
    La Salle Peru Christian School
    (Baptist)
    Po Box 1043
    La Salle , IL , 61301
    (815)223-1037
    (Baptist)
    4  mi  |  88  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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