Peru Junior High School

30 East Daniel St, Peru, IN 46970 | (765) 473-3084
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Student Enrollment: 359
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 30 E Daniel St, Peru, IN 46970
  • Principal or Admin: Watkins Sam
  • Fax: (765) 473-4007
  • Website: www.peru.k12.in.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 359
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 22.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 176 (49.0%)
  • Females: 174 (48.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 50 (13.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 158 (44.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 208 (57.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Peru Junior High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian61.7%
Black51.4%
Asian10.3%
Hispanic61.7%
White33292.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Peru Junior High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade17147.6%
8th Grade18852.4%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Peru Junior High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on ISTEP+ and ISTEP+ ECA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Social Studies

ISTEP+ - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201073.0%73.0%72.0%
200967.0%-67.0%
 
Math Test
201079.0%79.0%73.0%
200970.0%-68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201058.0%58.0%64.0%
200958.0%-58.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201078.0%78.0%69.0%
200963.0%-65.0%
 
Math Test
201080.0%80.0%72.0%
200967.0%-67.0%
 

ISTEP+ ECA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201096.0%63.0%61.0%
 
Source: IN Department of Education 2009-2010

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