Peru Catholic School

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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students239 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Peru Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code in handbook on website)

Finances and Admission

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

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Peru Catholic School is St. Bede Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Trinity Catholic Academy (1.8 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $6,345 for elementary schools and $12,397 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).