Lovejoy Elementary School

  • Lovejoy Elementary School serves 80 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Lovejoy Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Lovejoy Elementary School's student population of 80 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students80 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lovejoy Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Lovejoy Elementary School is 0.00, 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)
Overall Testing Rank#2643 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
100%
17%
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White
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48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.000.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
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 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrooklyn Ud 188 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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  • Venice Venice Elementary School
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    0.0 miles
    300 4th St
    Venice, IL 62090
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  • Lovejoy Lovejoy Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 23 students
    0.2 miles
    Po Box 250
    Lovejoy, IL 62059
    (618) 271-1014
    0.2 6-8 23
  • Lovejoy Lovejoy Technology Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 21 students
    0.2 miles
    Po Box 250
    Lovejoy, IL 62059
    (618) 271-1014
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  • Saint Louis Ames Visual/perf. Arts Magnet School
    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
    1.6 miles
    2900 Hadley
    Saint Louis, MO 63107
    (314) 241-7165
    1.6 PK-5 374
  • Saint Louis Old North Charter School
    Grades: PK-6 | 483 students
    1.6 miles
    3017 North 13th Street
    Saint Louis, MO 63107
    (314) 241-1110
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