Longfellow Elementary School



Longfellow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 43
1 33
2 48
3 55
4 44
5 46
6 55
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Belle Plaine, IA in the Belle Plaine Community School District. It enrolls 358 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary School is the 284th largest public school in Iowa and the 35,865th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 358
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,865th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 284th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 566th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 359th out of 723

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Longfellow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 187
(52%)
187
(52%)
 Female 171
(48%)
171
(48%)

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 330
(92%)
330
(92%)
 Black 16
(4%)
16
(4%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
10
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 201
(56%)
201
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 132
(37%)
132
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(7%)
25
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Longfellow Elementary School is ranked 239th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 83
2006 88
2007 101
2008 91
2009 107
2010 335
2011 365
2012 358

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10
2006 12.6
2007 13.3
2008 11.8
2009 13.9
2010 14.6
2011 16.1
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33734939759036
2006 0.27272727272727
2007 0.28712871287129
2008 0.36263736263736
2009 0.46728971962617
2010 0.38208955223881
2011 0.41917808219178
2012 0.43854748603352

Compare Longfellow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 43.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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