3800 Olive Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90807
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Longfellow Elementary School serves 933 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 933 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Longfellow Elementary School's student population of 933 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
933 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Longfellow Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
66%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
30:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
14%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
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Black
16%
5%
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White
18%
22%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
12%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.77
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longfellow Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Longfellow Elementary School's ranking?

Longfellow Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Most diverse schools (Top 1%).

What schools are Longfellow Elementary School often compared to?

Longfellow Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Los Cerritos Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 66% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Longfellow Elementary School?

933 students attend Longfellow Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

38% of Longfellow Elementary School students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 16% of students are Black, 14% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Longfellow Elementary School?

Longfellow Elementary School has a student ration of 30:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Longfellow Elementary School offer ?

Longfellow Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

What school district is Longfellow Elementary School part of?

Longfellow Elementary School is part of Long Beach Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 933 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 30:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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