2003 5th Ave
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Longfellow Elementary School serves 416 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Longfellow Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

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Longfellow Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 416 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
416 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 904 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.53, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#248 out of 904 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
35%
19%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
59%
66%
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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
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 416 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 20%)

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