Longfellow Middle School

7600 W North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 718 students in grades 6-8, Longfellow Middle School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 718 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 30% in WI
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Longfellow Middle School's student population of 718 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
718 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Longfellow Middle School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Longfellow Middle School is 0.51, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (WI)
#533 out of 1984 schools
(Top 30%)
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41%
38%
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53%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
15%
9%
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White
68%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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0.51
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Longfellow Middle School's ranking?
Longfellow Middle School is ranked #533 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Longfellow Middle School often compared to?
Longfellow Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Whitman Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
41% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
How many students attend Longfellow Middle School?
718 students attend Longfellow Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Longfellow Middle School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Longfellow Middle School?
Longfellow Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Longfellow Middle School offer ?
Longfellow Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Longfellow Middle School part of?
Longfellow Middle School is part of Wauwatosa School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 718 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 41% (Top 50%)
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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