Henry W Longfellow Elementary School

  • Henry W Longfellow Elementary School serves 392 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Henry W Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 392 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Henry W Longfellow Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Henry W Longfellow Elementary School is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#534 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Henry W Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Henry W Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
74%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Henry W Longfellow Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.430.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Henry W Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Henry W Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWheeling CCSD 21 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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