Longfellow Elementary School
Longfellow Elementary School serves 572 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Longfellow Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).
Longfellow Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#952 out of 1227 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education
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