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 declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.66. 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 (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Lovejoy Elementary School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
44%
17%
Lovejoy Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
45%
50%
Lovejoy Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
10%
3%
Lovejoy Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 0.66
Lovejoy Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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

Alton Cusd 11 School District's student population of 6,531 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,564 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Alton Cusd 11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,531 721
Alton Cusd 11 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $70 MM n/a
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $74 MM n/a
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,564 n/a
Alton Cusd 11 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,051 n/a
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)
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