Lovejoy Elementary School

1043 Tremont St
Alton, IL 62002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Lovejoy Elementary School serves 247 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Lovejoy Elementary School's student population of 247 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Lovejoy Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
15-19%
31%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
30-34%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
32%
17%
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White
54%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lovejoy Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlton CUSD 11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lovejoy Elementary School is Mark Twain (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Alton Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alton Alton Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,408 student
    0.7 miles
    2200 College Ave
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 474-2200
    0.7 6-8 1,408
  • Alton Eunice Smith Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 198 students
    0.7 miles
    2400 Henry St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2077
    0.7 K-2 198
  • Alton Mark Twain Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 31 students
    1.0 miles
    907 Milton Rd
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2063
    1 K-12 31
  • Alton East Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 467 students
    1.1 miles
    1035 Washington Ave
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2130
    1.1 3-5 467
  • Alton West Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-5 | 586 students
    1.5 miles
    1513 State St
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 463-2134
    1.5 2-5 586

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