Lovejoy Elementary School

Lovejoy Elementary School serves 295 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Lovejoy Elementary School operates within the Alton Cusd 11 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 295 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 295 students
Lovejoy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Lovejoy Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Lovejoy Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Lovejoy Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 13:1 18:1
Lovejoy Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Lovejoy Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
44%
17%
Lovejoy Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
45%
50%
Lovejoy Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Lovejoy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Lovejoy Elementary School 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.
0.60 0.31
Lovejoy Elementary School 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.
72%
47%
Lovejoy Elementary School 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.
1%
3%
Lovejoy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,564 is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,051 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Alton Cusd 11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,531 938
Alton Cusd 11 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $70 MM $11 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $74 MM $11 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,564 $11,118
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,051 $11,218
Alton Cusd 11 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 Alton High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alton Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eunice Smith Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AltonAlton Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1400 students2200 College Ave
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)474-2200
    0.76-81400
  • AltonEunice Smith Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 297 students2400 Henry St
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2077
    0.7KG-5297
  • AltonMotivational Achievemnt Center
    Special Education School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 32 students2512 Amelia St
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2063
    1KG-832
  • AltonEast Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 539 students1035 Washington Ave
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2130
    1.1KG-5539
  • AltonWest Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 536 students1513 State St
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2134
    1.5KG-5536

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Yes No
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
January 30, 2016
Do children born in certain months develop more quickly than others? Does it affect their success later in life?
December 03, 2015
Participating in team sports has a great many benefits for children, there is no doubt. In this article you will learn what those benefits are.
November 26, 2015
Gifted students often fail to thrive in traditional academic environments because they are not being challenged. In this article you will learn how to make sure your gifted student gets the quality education he or she deserves.