As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 919 students and 53.2 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 17.3.
In 2004, Peterson Elementary was one of only three schools in Illinois to receive a 2004 Technology for Teaching grant from Hewlett Packard. That same year, the Illinois Conservation Foundation awarded Peterson Elementary a grant to fund the school's "Classroom in a Garden" project, an effort that focused on an outdoor garden curriculum for approximately 300 first through third grades students.
German-Born Turks: No Place to Call Home; Denied Equality in Jobs and Education, Many Drift Between Anger and Resignation
Jun 03, 1993; Ask five Turkish teenagers born in Germany who they are and they fall quiet, look to their friends and giggle nervously. Finally,...