Longfellow Alternative

  • Longfellow Alternative serves 84 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Longfellow Alternative's student population of 84 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students84 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
<50%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (15-16)
<50%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
12%
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
43%
9%
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Black
42%
11%
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White
2%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Longfellow Alternative. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.630.54
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Graduation Rate
11-19%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longfellow Alternative and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMinneapolis Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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    0.3 miles
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    0.3 miles
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  • Minneapolis Franklin Middle School
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    0.3 miles
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    Minneapolis, MN 55411
    (612) 668-2600
    0.3 6-8 397
  • Minneapolis Prekindergarten North
    Grades: PK | 8 students
    0.3 miles
    2410 Girard Ave North
    Minneapolis, MN 55411
    (612) 668-2127
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  • Minneapolis Hall International Magnet School
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    0.4 miles
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    Minneapolis, MN 55411
    (612) 668-2650
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