Longfellow Middle School

2000 Westmoreland St
Falls Church, VA 22043
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Longfellow Middle School serves 1,364 students in grades 7-8.
Longfellow Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

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

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 TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

Longfellow Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#457 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
75%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.620.68
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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 Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Longfellow Middle School is Mclean High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Haycock Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Falls Church Haycock Elementary School Math: 96% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 967 students
    0.6 miles
    6616 Haycock Rd
    Falls Church, VA 22043
    (703) 531-4000
    0.6 PK-6 967
  • Mc Lean Kent Gardens Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 94% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 1,025 student
    0.6 miles
    1717 Melbourne Dr
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
    (703) 394-5600
    0.6 PK-6 1,025
  • Mc Lean Chesterbrook Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 669 students
    1.0 miles
    1753 Kirby Rd
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
    (703) 714-8200
    1 PK-6 669
  • Falls Church Mount Daniel School
    Grades: K-1 | 357 students
    1.1 miles
    2328 N Oak St
    Falls Church, VA 22046
    (703) 248-5640
    1.1 K-1 357
  • Mc Lean Mclean High School Math: 93% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,185 students
    1.2 miles
    1633 Davidson Rd
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
    (703) 714-5700
    1.2 9-12 2,185

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