Longfellow Elementary School

  • Longfellow Elementary School serves 233 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Longfellow Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 233 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students233 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
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Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
52%
26%
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Black
29%
16%
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White
4%
46%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Longfellow Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.630.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePennsauken Township Board Of Education School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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