Longfellow Elementary School



Longfellow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 58
2 57
3 62
4 54
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Lake Ridge School District. It enrolls 349 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary School is the 768th largest public school in Indiana and the 36,776th largest nationally. It has 19.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 349
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,776th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 768th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 785th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 853rd out of 1,125

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Longfellow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 178
(51%)
656
(50%)
 Female 171
(49%)
650
(50%)

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 200
(57%)
633
(48%)
 Hispanic 92
(26%)
345
(26%)
 Black 36
(10%)
242
(19%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
74
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 271
(78%)
1,037
(79%)
 Not Eligible 55
(16%)
171
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(7%)
98
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Longfellow Elementary School is ranked 340th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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 481
2006 438
2007 396
2008 375
2009 357
2010 371
2011 344
2012 349

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 N/A
2007 18
2008 18.8
2009 18.8
2010 21.6
2011 17.2
2012 19.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.7006237006237
2006 0.8013698630137
2007 0.77525252525253
2008 0.81866666666667
2009 0.94397759103641
2010 0.87061994609164
2011 0.86046511627907
2012 0.84240687679083

Compare Longfellow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,940.0% 19.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 84.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 349 19.4:1  
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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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