Peru High School, also known as "PHS", is a high school located in Peru, Indiana, United States, serving students in grades 9–12 for Peru Community Schools. The former high school is included in the Peru High School Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.[2]

Peru High School
401 North Broadway

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United States
Coordinates40°45′38″N 86°04′22″W / 40.76056°N 86.07278°W / 40.76056; -86.07278Coordinates: 40°45′38″N 86°04′22″W / 40.76056°N 86.07278°W / 40.76056; -86.07278
TypePublic high school
School districtPeru Community Schools
PrincipalPaul Frye
Enrollment659 (2017-18)[1]
AthleticsIndiana High School Athletic Association
Athletics conferenceThree Rivers
Team nameTigers


Peru High's school colors are old gold and black and their athletic nickname is the Bengal Tigers.

Peru High School won a state championship in boys tennis 1970-71.

The Peru High School Wrestling Program has won 6 Conferences, 14 Sectionals, and 6 Regionals in just the last 20 years. Wrestling is a single class sport in Indiana.

The Peru High School Boys Basketball team has won 40 Sectional titles and 3 Regional titles dating back to 1927.

Peru High School's main rivals are the other two schools in Miami County: Maconaquah and North Miami.

Peru High School offers the following sports:

School mediaEdit

The Peruvian is the school's bi-weekly paper with current news, editorials, special features, photos, and a complete sports section.

The Narcissus is the student yearbook that is published annually.

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Peru High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 1/07/13 through 1/11/13. National Park Service. 2013-01-18.
  3. ^ "Thompson, G. David". MetMuseum. Retrieved 25 September 2015.

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