Longfields Elementary School

3300 Newkirk Ave
District Heights, MD 20747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 295 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Longfields Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 25%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 50% in MD
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Longfields Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Longfields Elementary School's student population of 295 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
295 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Longfields Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,347 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Longfields Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MD)
#494 out of 1347 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Longfields Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
25%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
29%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
69%
33%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
2%
34%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Longfields Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Maryland.
0.44
This chart displays the diversity score of Longfields Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longfields Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Longfields Elementary School's ranking?
Longfields Elementary School is ranked #494 out of 1,347 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Longfields Elementary School often compared to?
Longfields Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Benjamin D. Foulois Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% MD state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% MD state average).
How many students attend Longfields Elementary School?
295 students attend Longfields Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Longfields Elementary School students are Black, 29% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Longfields Elementary School?
Longfields Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Longfields Elementary School offer ?
Longfields Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Longfields Elementary School part of?
Longfields Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 295 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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