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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 239 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,200
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Peru Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
239 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Peru Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 239 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,200
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Illinois is $7,586 for elementary schools and $12,243 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).

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