Lovington Grade School

Tel: (217)873-4318
  • Lovington Grade School serves 231 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Lovington Grade 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • Lovington Grade School operates within the Arthur Cusd 305 School District.

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School Overview

  • Lovington Grade School's student population of 231 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students231 students
Lovington Grade School Total Students (2013-2016)
Gender %Lovington Grade School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Lovington Grade School Total Teachers (2013-2016)
Students by GradeLovington Grade School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Lovington Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lovington Grade School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
Lovington Grade School Student Teacher Ratio (2013-2016)
Hispanic
4%
26%
Lovington Grade School Black Students (2015-2016)
Black
3%
17%
Lovington Grade School Black Students (2013-2016)
White
93%
49%
Lovington Grade School White Students (2013-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Lovington Grade School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsLovington Grade School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.130.31
Lovington Grade School Diversity Score (2013-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
47%
Lovington Grade School Eligible for Free Lunch (2013-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
3%
Lovington Grade School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2013-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Lovington Grade School is Arthur Cusd 305 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 844 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-2012 school year.
    • Arthur Cusd 305 School District's student population of 231 students has decreased by 24% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,494 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,675 is higher than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
    School District NameArthur Cusd 305 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1
    3
    Number of Students Managed231803
    Arthur Cusd 305 School District Students Managed (1989-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)70-74%
    80%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (11-12)70-74%
    75%
    District Total Revenue$3 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$3 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,494$13,105
    District Spending / Student$14,675$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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