Longfellow Elementary School

828 N Hastings Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Longfellow Elementary School serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Longfellow Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#575 out of 902 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
21%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
67%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Longfellow Elementary School's ranking?
Longfellow Elementary School is ranked #575 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Nebraska.
What schools are Longfellow Elementary School often compared to?
Longfellow Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hawthorne Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Longfellow Elementary School?
317 students attend Longfellow Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Longfellow Elementary School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Longfellow Elementary School?
Longfellow Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Longfellow Elementary School offer ?
Longfellow Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Longfellow Elementary School part of?
Longfellow Elementary School is part of Hastings Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 317 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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