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    Mount Vernon Schools Jefferson County Schools Illinois Schools

    Find more schools operated by: Mount Vernon School District 80

    J L Buford Intermediate Education Center

    Location Address:
    623 S 34th St Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864 Phone Number: 6182448064
    Mailing Address:
    623 S 34th St Mount Vernon, IL 62864
    Basic School Information
    Operating Agency Name Mount Vernon School District 80 State Agency ID 25-041-0800-02
    School Type Regular School State School ID 2504108002002
    Operational Status School is operational FIPS County Number 17081
    County Jefferson Locale Small Town:(population 2,000-25,000
    Location Relative to Town Limits
    School Classroom Information
    Classroom Teachers Title I Eligible School? Title I Eligible School
    School Level Middle School School-wide Title I School-wide Title I Designated
    School Lowest Grade Offered 04 Magnet School? Not a Magnet School
    School Highest Grade Offered 05 Charter School Not a Charter School
    Free Lunch Eligible Students 236 Reduced-price Lunch Eligible Students 13
    Total Free and Reduced Lunch Students 249 Migrant Students Not Available
    Total Students 365 Student Teacher Ratio 14.6
    J L Buford Intermediate Education Center Students by Grade
    Prekindergarten Students 0 7th Grade Students 0
    Kindergarten Students 0 8th Grade Students 0
    1st Grade Students 0 9th Grade Students 0
    2nd Grade Students 0 10th Grade Students 0
    3rd Grade Students 0 11th Grade Students 0
    4th Grade Students 178 12th Grade Students 0
    5th Grade Students 187 Ungraded Students 0
    6th Grade Students 0 Total Students 365
    J L Buford Intermediate Education Center Students by Race
    Male Female Total
    American Indiana/Alaskan 0 0 0
    Asian/Pacific Islander 1 2 3
    Hispanic 4 2 6
    Black (Non-Hispanic) 67 59 126
    White (Non-Hispanic) 119 111 230