Longfellow Elementary School

  • Longfellow Elementary School serves 260 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Longfellow Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 260 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.47, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#2007 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
71%
16%
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White
11%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKansas City 33 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Longfellow Elementary School is B W Sheperd School (0.4 miles away)
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