Longfellow School (Closed 2013)

  • Longfellow School served 456 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 42% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 83%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 33% (which was lower than the Connecticut state average of 80%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Longfellow School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
83%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Longfellow School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
52%
24%
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Black
45%
13%
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White
3%
55%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Longfellow School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.530.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Longfellow School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longfellow School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeport School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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