Longfellow Elementary School



Longfellow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 65
K 48
1 50
2 51
3 50
4 39
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Marion, IL in the Marion Community Unit School District 2. It enrolls 344 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary School is the 1,541st largest public school in Illinois and the 37,228th largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 344
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,228th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,541st out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 912th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,300th out of 2,345

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Longfellow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 189
(55%)
1,514
(52%)
 Female 155
(45%)
1,391
(48%)

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 268
(78%)
2,388
(82%)
 Black 33
(10%)
225
(8%)
 Two or More 32
(9%)
168
(6%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
84
(3%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
35
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 194
(56%)
1,436
(49%)
 Not Eligible 139
(40%)
1,302
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
167
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Longfellow Elementary School is ranked 1,122nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 276
2006 294
2007 291
2008 317
2009 267
2010 336
2011 346
2012 344

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 16.3
2007 16.2
2008 19.8
2009 16.7
2010 21
2011 21.6
2012 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61231884057971
2006 0.54421768707483
2007 0.5979381443299
2008 0.51104100946372
2009 0.70786516853933
2010 0.58630952380952
2011 0.58959537572254
2012 0.59593023255814

Compare Longfellow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 59.6%
 

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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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