Lovejoy Elementary School
Lovejoy Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
- Percent Eligible For Free Lunch Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 5%)
- Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 20%)
- Lovejoy Elementary School's student population of 394 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
- The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-5|
|Total Students||394 students|
|Total Classroom Teachers||32 teachers|
|Students by Grade|
- Lovejoy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
- The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (IA)|
|Overall School Rank||#1210 out of 1232 schools|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||40-44%|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||40-44%|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||15:1|
|Two or more races|
|All Ethnic Groups|
|Eligible for Free Lunch|
|Eligible for Reduced Lunch|
|School Statewide Testing||View Education Department Test Scores|
|School District Name||Des Moines Independent Community School District|
Nearby Public Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Des Moines Jessie Franklin Taylor Grades: PK | 249 students
1801 16th Street
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515)242-8424 0.8 PK 249
- Des Moines Mitchell Early Childhood Center Grades: PK | 393 students
Des Moines, IA 50310
(515)242-8424 0.8 PK 393
- Des Moines South Union Elementary School Grades: PK-5 | 494 students
4201 South Union
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515)242-8409 1.0 PK-5 494
- Des Moines Orchard Place School Grades: K-12 | 85 students
5412 Sw 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315
(515)287-9700 1.2 K-12 85
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