Longfellow Elementary



Longfellow Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 110
1 94
2 85
3 105
4 110
5 105
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, CA in the Whittier City Elementary School District. It enrolls 609 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary is the 2,143rd largest public school in California and the 12,675th largest nationally. It has 26.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 609
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,675th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,143rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,329th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,543rd out of 6,159

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Longfellow Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 334
(55%)
3,035
(52%)
 Female 275
(45%)
2,797
(48%)

Longfellow Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 482
(79%)
5,296
(91%)
 Two or More 88
(14%)
224
(4%)
 White 23
(4%)
230
(4%)
 Black 9
(1%)
28
(0%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
45
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 380
(62%)
3,493
(60%)
 Not Eligible 167
(27%)
1,698
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(10%)
641
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Longfellow Elementary is ranked 1,631st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.6%) is slightly 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 574
2006 567
2007 581
2008 650
2009 646
2010 644
2011 632
2012 609

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.1
2006 19.6
2007 18.4
2008 22.8
2009 23.9
2010 N/A
2011 27.5
2012 26.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63414634146341
2006 0.67372134038801
2007 0.7039586919105
2008 0.66307692307692
2009 0.74613003095975
2010 0.67701863354037
2011 0.89082278481013
2012 0.72577996715928

Compare Longfellow Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,650.0% 26.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 72.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Longfellow Elementary
Whittier, CA
Public KG - 05 609 26.5:1  
Lad N Lassie Preschool
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Private PK - KG 298 8:1 1 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 77 12:1 1 miles
Whittier Christian Schools - Newlin Campus
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Private PK - 08 335 18:1 1 miles
Calvary Chapel Christian School of Whittier
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Private 01 - 12 54 1:1 1 miles
St Mary of the Assumption School
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Private KG - 08 216 20:1 1 miles
Walter F. Dexter Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 958 21.4:1 1 miles
Plymouth Christian School
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Private PK - 06 170 13:1 1 miles
Orange Grove Elementary
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Public KG - 05 419 24.6:1 1 miles
Christian Sorensen Elementary
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Public KG - 05 453 26.6:1 1 miles
West Whittier Elementary
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Public KG - 05 417 28.8:1 1 miles
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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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