Lovejoy Elementary School

801 East Kenyon Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315 | (515) 242-8419
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 366
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 366 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 801 E Kenyon Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
  • Principal or Admin: Peg Floden
  • Fax: (515) 285-0279
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 366
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 175 (47.8%)
  • Females: 191 (52.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (12.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 227 (62.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 274 (74.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lovejoy Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lovejoy Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade5515.0%
2nd Grade5414.8%
3rd Grade5916.1%
4th Grade5314.5%
5th Grade5214.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 70%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:30%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $42,953
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Lovejoy Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,87537%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$47,70663%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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