Best Public Schools in East Peoria, IL


The city of East Peoria, Illinois is home to 10 schools, including 8 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The data reveals a mix of high-performing and struggling schools, with significant variation in academic outcomes across the district.

Among the standout schools, Robein Elementary School ranks the highest, outperforming the state and Robein School District 85 on many measures, including an impressive 76.5% proficiency rate in 8th grade ELA. P.L. Bolin Elementary School also stands out, with the second-highest ranking and strong performance, especially in 3rd and 4th grade math. In contrast, Riverview Elementary School struggles, with only 5.6% proficiency in 3rd grade ELA.

The data suggests a correlation between socioeconomic factors and academic outcomes, with higher-poverty schools like Don D. Shute Elementary, which has a 70.31% free/reduced lunch rate, generally underperforming. Attendance also appears to be a key factor, as the schools with the lowest chronic absenteeism rates, like Robein Elementary and P.L. Bolin Elementary, tend to have the strongest academic results. Overall, the data highlights both areas of strength and areas needing improvement across the East Peoria School District 86 and East Peoria CHSD 309.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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