Longfellow Elementary School (Closed 2008)

  • Longfellow Elementary School served 207 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which was higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students207 students
This chart display total students of Longfellow Elementary School by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Longfellow Elementary School by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Longfellow Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2007-2008 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Black
16%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
White
54%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Iowa by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This 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 IA.
Diversity Score0.630.41
This chart display the diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Iowa by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Iowa by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDes Moines Independent Community School District
Source: 2007-2008 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Longfellow Elementary School is East High School (3.5 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school and elementary school is Hoyt Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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