Longfellow Elementary School

  • Longfellow Elementary School serves 367 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students367 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Longfellow Elementary 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 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#43 out of 450 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
1%
12%
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
4%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
93%
75%
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Two or more races
n/a
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 ND.
Diversity Score0.130.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFargo 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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