Peoria Academy

  • A Peoria Academy education is an active partnership among parents, students, and faculty.
  • Our environment supports and encourages personal growth and challenges for all members of our school community.
  • We work together, in partnership, to achieve goals and solve common problems.
  • At Peoria Academy, we seek to develop the total child - intellectually, physically, spiritually, socially, aesthetically, and emotionally.
  • Creative and critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, and love of learning are our major objectives.
  • Peoria Academy values and encourages a sense of responsibility, respect for diversity, service to others, moral and environmental awareness and a sensitivity to global issues.
  • Our mission is to prepare our young people for life.
  • Enabling them to acquire the skills and knowledge to succeed.

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Peoria Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded2000

Student Body

Total Students315 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Peoria Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsFencing, VolleyballFencingVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Scholastic Bowl Team

School Notes

  • A Peoria Academy education is an active partnership among parents, students, and faculty. Our environment supports and encourages personal growth and challenges for all members of our school community. We work together, in partnership, to achieve goals and solve common problems. At Peoria Academy, we seek to develop the total child - intellectually, physically, spiritually, socially, aesthetically, and emotionally. Creative and critical thinking, intellectual curiosity, and love of learning are our major objectives. Peoria Academy values and encourages a sense of responsibility, respect for diversity, service to others, moral and environmental awareness and a sensitivity to global issues. Our mission is to prepare our young people for life. Enabling them to acquire the skills and knowledge to succeed.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Peoria
    Grades: NS-12 | 585 students
    4 miles
    3506 N California Avenue
    Peoria, IL 61603
    (309)686-4500
    4 NS-12
    585
  • Peoria
    Kiefer School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 122 students
    6.1 miles
    404 NE Madison
    Peoria, IL 61603
    (309)687-7739
    6.1 K-12
    122
  • Peoria
    Grades: NS-8 | 171 students
    3 miles
    2329 W Reservoir Blvd
    Peoria, IL 61615
    (309)688-2931
    3 NS-8
    171
  • Peoria
     St Vincent De Paul
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 399 students
    1.6 miles
    6001 N University St
    Peoria, IL 61614
    (309)691-5012
    1.6 PK-8
    399
  • Belleville
    Cathedral Grade School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 142 students
    157.6 miles
    200 S 2nd St
    Belleville, IL 62220
    (618)233-6414
    157.6 PK-8
    142

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I love the low student to teacher ratio (15:1), enrichment programs are included in tuition, test scores (average) show students one to two grade levels above, and the student diversity represents 20 countries. WOW!
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