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Lovejoy Elem School (leave a review)
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+1 (618) 463-2057

1043 Tremont St

Alton, Illinois


About Lovejoy Elem School
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Lovejoy Elem School is one of 11 schools in the Alton CUSD 11 district of Illinois.

Lovejoy Elem School is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in Illinois, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 268 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At Lovejoy Elem School, the average teaching salary of $47,718 is lower than the Illinois state average of $60,779.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Alton Middle School1388$8,27313.91$48,2390.57
Eunice Smith Elem School307$6,92616.16$53,5890.58
Motivational Achievemnt Center29$42,9944.26$48,5610.57
East Elementary School532$9,14813.96$50,1530.6
West Elementary School590$9,19214.82$51,9420.57

Alton Middle School

Number of pupils1388
Funding per pupil$8,273
Pupil teacher ratio13.91
Average teacher salary$48,239
Diversity index0.57

Eunice Smith Elem School

Number of pupils307
Funding per pupil$6,926
Pupil teacher ratio16.16
Average teacher salary$53,589
Diversity index0.58

Motivational Achievemnt Center

Number of pupils29
Funding per pupil$42,994
Pupil teacher ratio4.26
Average teacher salary$48,561
Diversity index0.57

East Elementary School

Number of pupils532
Funding per pupil$9,148
Pupil teacher ratio13.96
Average teacher salary$50,153
Diversity index0.6

West Elementary School

Number of pupils590
Funding per pupil$9,192
Pupil teacher ratio14.82
Average teacher salary$51,942
Diversity index0.57
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Alton Middle School0.66 miles
Eunice Smith Elem School0.73 miles
Motivational Achievemnt Center0.99 miles
East Elementary School1.07 miles
West Elementary School1.46 miles
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Rankings within Illinois
There are 4241 schools in Illinois.
2875thlargest school
2637thhighest number of FTE teachers
1314thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2997thhighest average teaching salary
1070thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1950thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
605thhighest diversity index
2172ndhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races37
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander0
American Indian or Aslaskan Native0
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander0

Out of 268 students, with a diversity index of 0.62

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2 hours

1st Grade: 4 hours

2nd Grade - 5th Grade: 5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.