45th/calhoun Sts
Gary, IN 46408
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Longfellow New Technical Elementary School serves 485 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Longfellow New Technical Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Longfellow New Technical Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Longfellow New Technical Elementary School's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Longfellow New Technical Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Longfellow New Technical Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1424 out of 1757 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
29%
12%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
54%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 485 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 20%)

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