Peru High School

17 School St, Peru, NY 12972 | (518) 643-6400
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 668
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 668 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 68, Peru, NY 12972
  • Principal or Admin: Christopher Mazzella
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Peru Central School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $15,920
  • Graduation Rate: 71.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 11.7
  • Enrolled Students: 2,079

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 668
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 57.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 335 (50.1%)
  • Females: 333 (49.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 51 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 120 (18.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 171 (25.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Peru High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black182.7%
Asian81.2%
Hispanic50.7%
White63795.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Peru High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade18728.0%
10th Grade15022.5%
11th Grade15623.4%
12th Grade16024.0%
Ungraded152.2%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
75.0%
District:
74.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
75.0%
District:
75.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
District:
2.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 21-30%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
District:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
11.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
33.0%
District:
28.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
11.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
11.0%
District:
19.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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