Lovejoy Elementary School



Lovejoy Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lovejoy Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 54
2 55
3 37
4 51
5 40
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lovejoy Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Alton, IL in the Alton Community Unit School District 11. It enrolls 289 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lovejoy Elementary School is the 1,836th largest public school in Illinois and the 42,160th largest nationally. It has 8.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 289
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.39
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,160th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,836th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 129th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 743rd out of 2,345

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Lovejoy Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 157
(54%)
2,395
(54%)
 Female 132
(46%)
2,075
(46%)

Lovejoy Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 130
(45%)
2,533
(57%)
 Black 130
(45%)
1,352
(30%)
 Two or More 21
(7%)
427
(10%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
119
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
28
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Lovejoy Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 208
(72%)
2,693
(60%)
 Not Eligible 72
(25%)
1,520
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(3%)
257
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Lovejoy Elementary School is ranked 1,069th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lovejoy Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.1%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Lovejoy Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 272
2006 269
2007 265
2008 275
2009 265
2010 311
2011 296
2012 289

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 16.8
2007 15.6
2008 11.3
2009 12.4
2010 14.6
2011 12.9
2012 8.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79044117647059
2006
2007
2008 0.68727272727273
2009 0.75471698113208
2010 0.7588424437299
2011 0.73310810810811
2012 0.75086505190311

Compare Lovejoy Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
840.0% 8.4:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 75.1%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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