425 West 7th Street
Salida, CO 81201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Longfellow Elementary School serves 435 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Longfellow Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 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).

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

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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 Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
435 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Longfellow Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.36, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#374 out of 1783 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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