Longfellow Middle School

Longfellow Middle School serves 505 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the WI average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Longfellow Middle School operates within the La Crosse School District.

Overview

The student population of 505 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 505 students
Longfellow Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Longfellow Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Longfellow Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 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 15:1
Longfellow Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
3%
Longfellow Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
1%
10%
Longfellow Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
11%
Longfellow Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
83%
73%
Longfellow Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Longfellow Middle School Sch Ethnicity Longfellow Middle 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.
0.30 0.25
Longfellow Middle 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.
34%
34%
Longfellow Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
6%
Longfellow Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,329 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name La Crosse School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 7,329 927
La Crosse   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $98 MM $12 MM
La Crosse   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $101 MM $12 MM
La Crosse   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,763 $12,827
La Crosse   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,153 $12,642
La Crosse   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Central High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is School Of Technology & Arts Ii (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Crosse Offsite Preschool (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • La Crosse School Of Technology & Arts Ii
    Charter School
    510 9th St South
    La Crosse , WI 54601
    (608)789-7780
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  24  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • La Crosse La Crosse Design Institute Middle School
    Charter School
    1900 Denton St
    La Crosse , WI 54601
    (608)789-7670
    Charter School
    0  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • La Crosse Central High School
    1801 Losey Blvd South
    La Crosse , WI 54601
    (608)789-7900
    0.5  mi  |  1136  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • La Crosse La Crosse Offsite Preschool
    807 East Ave South
    La Crosse , WI 54601
    (608)789-7006
    0.5  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • La Crosse Spence Elementary School
    2150 Bennett St
    La Crosse , WI 54601
    (608)789-7773
    0.6  mi  |  385  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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  • Recommended May 09, 2011 - My son really enjoyed his years at Longfellow. He had wonderfull supportive teachers that also had encouraging words. - Posted by Parent

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Did You Know?
La Crosse, WI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.15, which is lower than the Wisconsin average of 0.27. The most diverse school in La Crosse is Lacrosse Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Wisconsin or national school diversity statistics.