Longfellow Elementary School

  • Longfellow Elementary School serves 394 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 394 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students394 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank#465 out of 913 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
16%
19%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.340.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHastings School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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