Lovejoy Elementary School

Lovejoy Elementary School serves 296 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% 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 296 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 296 students
Lovejoy Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Lovejoy Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Lovejoy Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 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 13:1 15:1
Lovejoy Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Lovejoy Elementary School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
23%
Lovejoy Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
47%
19%
Lovejoy Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
41%
50%
Lovejoy Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.60 0.30
Lovejoy Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
39%
23%
Lovejoy Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
33%
26%
Lovejoy Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,396 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Alton Cusd 11 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 7,396 949
Alton Cusd 11 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $10 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $75 MM $10 MM
Alton Cusd 11 School District Spending (1990-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Alton Eunice Smith Elementary School
    2400 Henry St
    Alton , IL 62002
    (618)463-2077
    0.7  mi  |  337  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Alton Alton Middle School
    2200 College Ave
    Alton , IL 62002
    (618)474-2200
    0.7  mi  |  1351  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Alton Motivational Achievemnt Center
    Special Education School
    2512 Amelia St
    Alton , IL 62002
    (618)463-2063
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Alton East Elementary School
    1035 Washington Ave
    Alton , IL 62002
    (618)463-2130
    1.1  mi  |  507  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Alton West Elementary School
    1513 State St
    Alton , IL 62002
    (618)463-2134
    1.5  mi  |  510  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Madison County, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Madison County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.