Henry W Longfellow Elementary School



Henry W Longfellow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Henry W Longfellow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 35
1 54
2 82
3 83
4 86
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Henry W Longfellow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Buffalo Grove, IL in the Wheeling Ccsd 21 School District. It enrolls 450 students in grades 1st through 12th. Henry W Longfellow Elementary School is the 963rd largest public school in Illinois and the 26,439th largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 450
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,439th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 963rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 571st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 573rd out of 2,345

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Henry W Longfellow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 237
(53%)
3,590
(52%)
 Female 213
(47%)
3,366
(48%)

Henry W Longfellow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 328
(73%)
2,472
(36%)
 Hispanic 63
(14%)
3,662
(53%)
 Asian 42
(9%)
544
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
102
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
124
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
42
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
10
(0%)

Henry W Longfellow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 358
(80%)
2,896
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(12%)
1,152
(17%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 39
(9%)
2,908
(42%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Henry W Longfellow Elementary School is ranked 1,853rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Henry W Longfellow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Henry W Longfellow Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 436
2007 415
2008 418
2009 456
2010 466
2011 460
2012 450

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 20.8
2007 18
2008 16.7
2009 18.2
2010 18.6
2011 19.2
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.038288288288288
2006 0.073394495412844
2007 0.091566265060241
2008 0.059808612440191
2009 0.072368421052632
2010 0.098712446351931
2011 0.12826086956522
2012 0.20444444444444

Compare Henry W Longfellow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.4%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
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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