Longfellow Elementary School



Longfellow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 71
K 78
1 79
2 76
3 68
4 66
5 82
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Council Bluffs, IA in the Council Bluffs Community School District. It enrolls 520 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary School is the 95th largest public school in Iowa and the 19,709th largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 520
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,709th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 95th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 577th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 128th out of 723

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Longfellow Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 276
(53%)
3,357
(52%)
 Female 244
(47%)
3,078
(48%)

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 376
(72%)
4,927
(77%)
 Hispanic 113
(22%)
979
(15%)
 Black 14
(3%)
233
(4%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
192
(3%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
52
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
37
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 318
(61%)
3,656
(57%)
 Not Eligible 142
(27%)
2,213
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(12%)
566
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Longfellow Elementary School is ranked 34th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.7%) is significantly 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 417
2006 414
2007 420
2008 403
2009 389
2010 491
2011 500
2012 520

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 18.1
2007 15
2008 13.5
2009 14
2010 16.4
2011 15.6
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55395683453237
2006 0.63768115942029
2007 0.62619047619048
2008 0.59305210918114
2009 0.65038560411311
2010 0.69450101832994
2011 0.728
2012 0.72692307692308

Compare Longfellow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 72.7%
 

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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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