Longfellow Elementary School

  • Longfellow Elementary School serves 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is approximately equal to the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Longfellow Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin 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 15:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Longfellow Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

  • Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 274 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank#895 out of 2029 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
36%
12%
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Black
10%
9%
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White
43%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.660.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
8%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Allis-West Milwaukee School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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