J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center

J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center serves 262 students in grades 4 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center operates within the Mount Vernon 80 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 262 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-5
Total Students 262 students
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
4%
25%
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
25%
17%
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Black Students (1988-2014)
White
60%
50%
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
10%
3%
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.31
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
47%
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,720 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,610 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,179 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Mount Vernon 80 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,720 938
Mount Vernon   80 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $11 MM
Mount Vernon   80 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $21 MM $11 MM
Mount Vernon   80 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,610 $11,118
Mount Vernon   80 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,179 $11,218
Mount Vernon   80 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mt Vernon Alternative School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Zadok Casey Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mt Vernon District 80 Primary Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mount VernonMt Vernon District 80 Primary Center
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 680 students401 North 30th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8068
    0.5KG-3680
  • Mount VernonZadok Casey Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 450 students1829 Broadway St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8060
    1.26-8450
  • Mount VernonMt Vernon Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1.3 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 42 students2300 Benton Rd
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8040
    1.36-1242
  • Mount VernonOakland Education Center
    Special Education School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 4-12 | 9 students1722 Oakland Ave
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-5720
    1.64-129
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    1.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1236 students320 South 7th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)246-5914
    1.99-121236

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