J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center

623 South 34th St

Mount Vernon, IL 62864-6203

Grades: 4-5

309 students

J L Buford Intermediate Ed Center serves 309 students in grades 4-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% 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 309 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-5
Total Students 309 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 16:1 13:1
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
3%
24%
Black
24%
19%
White
64%
50%
Two or more races
8%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.53 0.30
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.
80%
45%
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.
n/a
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,759 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,174 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,251 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Mount Vernon 80 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,759 932
District Total Revenue $20 MM $10 MM
District Spending $20 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,174 $10,546
District Spending / Student $11,251 $10,416
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 Grades Students
  • Mount VernonMt Vernon District 80 Primary Center
    401 North 30th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8068
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG-3 | 668 students                      
  • Mount VernonZadok Casey Middle School
    1829 Broadway St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8060
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 442 students                      
  • Mount VernonMt Vernon Alternative School
    Alternative School
    2300 Benton Rd
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-8040
    Alternative School

    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 37 students                      
  • Mount VernonOakland Education Center
    Special Education School
    1722 Oakland Ave
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)244-5720
    Special Education School

    1.6 mi | Gr. 2-8 | 7 students                      
  • Mount VernonMount Vernon High School
    320 South 7th St
    Mount VernonIL 62864
    (618)246-5914
    1.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1256 students                      

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