Longfellow Middle School

  • Longfellow Middle School serves 521 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Longfellow Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 29%.

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School Overview

  • Longfellow Middle School's student population of 521 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Longfellow Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,027 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Longfellow Middle School is 0.31, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Longfellow Middle School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Longfellow Middle School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Longfellow Middle School and percentage of American Indian students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Longfellow Middle School and the percentage of Asian students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Longfellow Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Longfellow Middle School and the percentage of Black students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
83%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Longfellow Middle School and the percentage of White students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Longfellow Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WI.
Diversity Score0.310.26
This chart display the diversity score of Longfellow Middle School and the average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Longfellow Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longfellow Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLa Crosse School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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