Longfellow Elementary



Longfellow Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 136
1 108
2 118
3 96
4 122
5 116
6 107
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bakersfield, CA in the Bakersfield City School District. It enrolls 803 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary is the 726th largest public school in California and the 4,031st largest nationally. It has 23.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 803
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,031st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 726th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,550th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 544th out of 6,159

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Longfellow Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 434
(54%)
13,900
(51%)
 Female 369
(46%)
13,496
(49%)

Longfellow Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 660
(82%)
21,269
(78%)
 White 64
(8%)
2,815
(10%)
 Black 57
(7%)
2,413
(9%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
354
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
167
(1%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
334
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 733
(91%)
22,357
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(5%)
1,938
(7%)
 Not Eligible 30
(4%)
3,101
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Longfellow Elementary is ranked 223rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Longfellow Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 728
2006 702
2007 701
2008 712
2009 698
2010 698
2011 717
2012 803

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.2
2006 19.5
2007 17.5
2008 20.3
2009 17.4
2010 N/A
2011 21
2012 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.94368131868132
2006 0.83618233618234
2007 0.86162624821683
2008 0.93960674157303
2009 0.96131805157593
2010 0.96848137535817
2011 0.51743375174338
2012 0.9626400996264

Compare Longfellow Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 96.3%
 

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Public KG - 06 803 23.5:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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