2000 Westmoreland St
Falls Church, VA 22043
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Longfellow Middle School serves 1,364 students in grades 7-8.
Longfellow Middle School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 97% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Longfellow Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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School Overview

Longfellow Middle School's student population of 1,364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Longfellow Middle School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Longfellow Middle School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 1800 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
30%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
16%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
53%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 1,364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 97% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 50%)

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