Longfellow Elementary School



Longfellow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 83
1 89
2 91
3 86
4 82
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Salida, CO in the Salida School District No. R-32. It enrolls 431 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary School is the 526th largest public school in Colorado and the 28,843rd largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 431
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.58
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,843rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 526th out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 269th out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 347th out of 1,097

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Longfellow Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 224
(52%)
432
(51%)
 Female 207
(48%)
411
(49%)

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 349
(81%)
674
(80%)
 Hispanic 62
(14%)
125
(15%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
32
(4%)
 Black 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 256
(59%)
503
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 134
(31%)
245
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(10%)
95
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Longfellow Elementary School is ranked 478th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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.

Longfellow Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 398
2006 425
2007 414
2008 397
2009 412
2010 412
2011 387
2012 410
2013 425
2014 443
2015 431

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 16.1
2007 15.2
2008 13.9
2009 14.5
2010 15.2
2011 14.1
2012 14.3
2013 14.6
2014 15.3
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36180904522613
2006 0.33882352941176
2007 0.38164251207729
2008 0.41057934508816
2009 0.35922330097087
2010 0.4126213592233
2011 0.45219638242894
2012 0.45853658536585
2013 0.44235294117647
2014 0.41986455981941
2015 0.40603248259861

Compare Longfellow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.6%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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