Lovejoy Elementary School

Lovejoy Elementary School serves 289 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
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.

Overview

The student population of 289 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 289 students
Lovejoy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Lovejoy Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Lovejoy Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 13:1
Lovejoy Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
2%
24%
Lovejoy Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2013)
Black
45%
19%
Lovejoy Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
45%
50%
Lovejoy Elementary School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
8%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Lovejoy Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Lovejoy Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.59 0.30
Lovejoy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
71%
45%
Lovejoy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
3%
6%
Lovejoy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,503 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Alton Cusd 11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 7,503 932
Alton Cusd 11 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $10 MM
District Spending $75 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,546 $10,546
Alton Cusd 11 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,088 $10,416
Alton Cusd 11 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alton High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alton Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AltonAlton Middle School
    2200 College Ave
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)474-2200
    0.4 mi | 1400 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AltonEast Elementary School
    1035 Washington Ave
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2130
    0.5 mi | 501 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AltonMotivational Achievemnt Center
    Special Education School
    2512 Amelia St
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2063
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | 34 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • AltonEunice Smith Elementary School
    2400 Henry St
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)463-2077
    1.8 mi | 305 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AltonAlton High School
    4200 Humbert Rd
    AltonIL 62002
    (618)474-2700
    2.6 mi | 1990 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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