432 Stevens Av
Portland, ME 04103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Longfellow School-portland serves 346 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Longfellow School-portland placed in the top 5% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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 346 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Longfellow School-portland is ranked within the top 5% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Longfellow School-portland is 0.27, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. 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 (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#6 out of 524 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
3%
2%
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Black
5%
4%
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White
85%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 346 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Top 20%)

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