Longfellow School-portland

432 Stevens Av
Portland, ME 04103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 279 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Longfellow School-portland ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 81%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 85%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the Maine state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Maine state average of 13% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 20% in ME
  • : 85-89% (Top 30%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Longfellow School-portland ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Longfellow School-portland's student population of 279 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
279 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Longfellow School-portland ranks within the top 20% of all 508 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Longfellow School-portland is 0.34, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (ME)
#84 out of 508 schools
(Top 20%)
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85-89%
81%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Longfellow School-portland and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maine by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
90-94%
85%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
3%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
81%
87%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.34
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longfellow School-portland and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Longfellow School-portland's ranking?
Longfellow School-portland is ranked #84 out of 508 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Maine.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% ME state average), while 90-94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 85% ME state average).
How many students attend Longfellow School-portland?
279 students attend Longfellow School-portland.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
81% of Longfellow School-portland students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Longfellow School-portland?
Longfellow School-portland has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the Maine state average of 11:1.
What grades does Longfellow School-portland offer ?
Longfellow School-portland offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Longfellow School-portland part of?
Longfellow School-portland is part of Portland Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 279 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 85-89% (Top 30%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ME Dept. of Education

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