Longfellow Middle School

Longfellow Middle School serves 463 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the WI average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 28%.
Longfellow Middle School operates within the La Crosse School District.

School Overview

The student population of 463 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 463 students
Longfellow Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Longfellow Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Longfellow Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Longfellow Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Longfellow Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
4%
Longfellow Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Longfellow Middle School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
4%
10%
Longfellow Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
82%
72%
Longfellow Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Longfellow Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.32 0.25
Longfellow Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
33%
36%
Longfellow Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Longfellow Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

La Crosse School District's student population of 6,829 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,497 is higher than the state average of $13,583. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,140 is higher than the state average of $13,316. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name La Crosse School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
3
Number of Students Managed 6,829 882
La Crosse   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $102 MM $12 MM
La Crosse   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $106 MM $12 MM
La Crosse   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,497 $13,583
La Crosse   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,140 $13,316
La Crosse   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Central High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is La Crosse Design Institute Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Crosse Offsite Preschool (0.5 miles away)
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  • La CrosseLa Crosse Design Institute Middle SchoolCharter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 69 students
    0 miles
    1900 Denton St
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7670
    06-869
  • La CrosseSchool Of Technology And Arts IiCharter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 36 students
    0 miles
    510 9th St South
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7780
    06-836
  • La CrosseCentral High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1120 students
    0.5 miles
    1801 Losey Blvd South
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7900
    0.59-121120
  • La CrosseLa Crosse Offsite Preschool
    Grades: PK | 144 students
    0.5 miles
    807 East Ave South
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7006
    0.5PK144
  • La CrosseSpence Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
    0.6 miles
    2150 Bennett St
    La CrosseWI 54601
    (608)789-7773
    0.6PK-5412

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5.0  5/9/2011
My son really enjoyed his years at Longfellow. He had wonderfull supportive teachers that also had encouraging words.
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