Longfellow Elementary School

  • Longfellow Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Longfellow Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#652 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
39%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
40%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
23%
17%
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Black
36%
34%
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White
23%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score0.760.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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