Henry W Longfellow Elementary School

Henry W Longfellow Elementary School serves 384 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Henry W Longfellow Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Henry W Longfellow Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Henry W Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 384 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students384 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Henry W Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Henry W Longfellow Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#260 out of 3672 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
77%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.390.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWheeling CCSD 21 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Henry W Longfellow Elementary School is Buffalo Grove High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cooper Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ivy Hall Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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