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%)
Lovejoy Elementary School's student population of 394 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 diversity score of Lovejoy Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School||State Level (IA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#1210 out of 1232 schools|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1||14:1|
|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
The nearest high school and middle school to Lovejoy Elementary School is Orchard Place School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Union Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) 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 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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