Longfellow School (Closed 2014)

Serving 146 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Longfellow School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤10% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 41%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 11-19% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 65%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
(12-13)
≤10%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Longfellow School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
(12-13)
11-19%
65%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Longfellow School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Longfellow School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
95%
18%
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White
3%
64%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Longfellow School and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 41% MI state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 65% MI state average).
How many students attend Longfellow School?
146 students attend Longfellow School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
95% of Longfellow School students are Black, 3% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Longfellow School?
Longfellow School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Longfellow School offer ?
Longfellow School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Longfellow School part of?
Longfellow School is part of Saginaw School District Of The City Of.

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