Longfellow Elementary School

  • Longfellow Elementary School serves 435 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Longfellow Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Longfellow Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 435 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#484 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
79%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.360.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSalida School District No. R-32 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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