Longfellow Elementary School

Longfellow Elementary School serves 747 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 70%.
Longfellow Elementary School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 747 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 747 students
Longfellow Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Longfellow Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Longfellow Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 14:1
Longfellow Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
5%
4%
Longfellow Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
22%
51%
Longfellow Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
63%
13%
Longfellow Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
10%
30%
Longfellow Elementary School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Longfellow Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Longfellow Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.55 0.41
Longfellow Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
63%
53%
Longfellow Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Longfellow Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 223,158 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
282
3
Number of Students Managed 223,158 822
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM $9 MM
District Spending $2,082 MM $9 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $11,947
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $12,666
Houston Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HoustonTwain Elementary School
    Magnet School
    7500 Braes Blvd
    HoustonTX 77025
    (713)295-5230
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | 873 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonShearn Elementary School
    9802 Stella Link Rd
    HoustonTX 77025
    (713)295-5236
    0.9 mi | 551 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HoustonExcel Academy (jjaep)
    Alternative School
    2525 Murworth
    HoustonTX 77054
    (713)669-9712
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 10 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • HoustonHarris Co J J A E P High School
    Alternative School
    2525 Murworth
    HoustonTX 77054
    (713)556-7140
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 13 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • HoustonHarris Co Jjaep
    Alternative School
    2525 Murworth
    HoustonTX 77054
    (713)669-0799
    Alternative School

    1 mi | 3 students | Gr. 8-10                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended February 22, 2010 - Wonderful teachers. Wonderful principal. Great PTA. I love the magnet program. My daughter loves her school. (first Grade) - Posted by Parent

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