Longfellow Elementary School

Longfellow Elementary School serves 765 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Longfellow Elementary School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 765 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 765 students
Longfellow Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Longfellow Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Longfellow Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Longfellow Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Longfellow Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
4%
4%
Longfellow Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
19%
52%
Longfellow Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
66%
13%
Longfellow Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
11%
29%
Longfellow Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Longfellow Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.41
Longfellow Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
66%
53%
Longfellow Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Longfellow Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 209,721 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,680 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,724 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
288
3
Number of Students Managed 209,721 838
Houston Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,166 MM $9 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,175 MM $10 MM
Houston Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,680 $12,250
Houston Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,724 $12,682
Houston Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Excel Academy (jjaep) (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Excel Academy (jjaep) (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Twain Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • HoustonTwain Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 923 students7500 Braes Blvd
    HoustonTX 77025
    (713)295-5230
    0.8PK-5923
  • HoustonShearn Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 567 students9802 Stella Link Rd
    HoustonTX 77025
    (713)295-5236
    0.9PK-5567
  • HoustonExcel Academy (jjaep)
    Alternative School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-11 | 4 students2525 Murworth
    HoustonTX 77054
    (713)669-9712
    16-114
  • HoustonExcel Academy (murworth)
    Alternative School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-11 | 5 students2515 Murworth
    HoustonTX 77054
    (713)669-9712
    16-115
  • HoustonHarris Co J J A E P
    Alternative School
    1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 9 students2525 Murworth
    HoustonTX 77054
    (713)556-7140
    16-129

School Reviews

Wonderful teachers. Wonderful principal. Great PTA. I love the magnet program. My daughter loves her school. (first Grade)
- Posted by Parent, 02/22/10

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