Longfellow Elementary School

Longfellow Elementary School serves 731 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Longfellow Elementary School operates within the Houston Independent School District.

Overview

The student population of 731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 731 students
Longfellow Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Longfellow Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.99. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
Longfellow Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
22%
50%
Longfellow Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
61%
13%
Longfellow Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
8%
31%
Longfellow Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.57 0.99
Longfellow Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
26%
44%
Longfellow Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Longfellow Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 221,759 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
278
3
Number of Students Managed 221,759 766
Houston Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,099 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,082 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,481 $0
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,398 $0
Houston Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jjaep Disciplinary School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Harris Co J J A E P (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Twain Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Houston Twain Elementary School
    Magnet School
    7500 Braes Blvd
    Houston , TX , 77025
    (713)295-5230
    Magnet School
    0.8  mi  |  810  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Shearn Elementary School
    9802 Stella Link Rd
    Houston , TX , 77025
    (713)295-5236
    0.9  mi  |  520  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Houston Jjaep Disciplinary School
    Alternative School
    2525 Murworth
    Houston , TX , 77054
    (713)669-0799
    Alternative School
    1  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  8-10
  • Houston Harris Co Jjaep
    Alternative School
    2525 Murworth
    Houston , TX , 77054
    (713)669-0799
    Alternative School
    1  mi  |  3  students  |  Gr.  8-10
  • Houston Hc Jjaep - Excel Academy
    Alternative School
    2525 Murworth
    Houston , TX , 77054
    (281)328-9200
    Alternative School
    1  mi  |  2  students  |  Gr.  10-11

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  • 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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