J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center

623 South 34th St

Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6203

Tel: (618)244-8064
Grades: 4-5

299 students

J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center serves 299 students in grades 4-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% 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.

Overview

The student population of 299 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-5
Total Students 299 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 17:1 15:1
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
1%
23%
Black
29%
19%
White
65%
50%
All Ethnic Groups J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Sch Ethnicity J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center 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.
0.50 0.30
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center 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.
46%
23%
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.
32%
26%
J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,748 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mount Vernon 80 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,748 949
District Total Revenue $20 MM $10 MM
Mount Vernon   80 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $10 MM
Mount Vernon   80 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,174 $10,546
Mount Vernon   80 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,251 $10,416
Mount Vernon   80 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 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 Students Grades
  • Mount VernonMt Vernon District 80 Primary Center
    401 North 30th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8068
    0.5 mi | 666 students | Gr. KG-3                      
  • Mount VernonZadok Casey Middle School
    1829 Broadway St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8060
    1.2 mi | 456 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Mount VernonMt Vernon Alternative School
    Alternative School
    1714 Broadway St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8040
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | 49 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Mount VernonOakland Education Center
    Special Education School
    1722 Oakland Ave
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-5720
    Special Education School

    1.6 mi | 7 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    320 South 7th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)246-5914
    1.9 mi | 1262 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Mount Vernon, 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 0.21, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Mount Vernon is Pennington School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.