Longfellow Elementary School



Longfellow Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 45
1 39
2 42
3 51
4 49
5 46
6 55
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Iowa City, IA in the Iowa City Community School District. It enrolls 327 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary School is the 343rd largest public school in Iowa and the 38,811th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 327
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.28
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,811th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 343rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 304th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 336th out of 723

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Longfellow Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 170
(52%)
3,637
(50%)
 Female 157
(48%)
3,578
(50%)

Longfellow Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 269
(82%)
4,541
(63%)
 Black 27
(8%)
1,087
(15%)
 Two or More 16
(5%)
258
(4%)
 Hispanic 8
(2%)
835
(12%)
 Asian 6
(2%)
452
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 273
(83%)
4,933
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 50
(15%)
2,036
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
246
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Longfellow Elementary School is ranked 605th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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 281
2006 284
2007 318
2008 304
2009 310
2010 316
2011 344
2012 327

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16
2007 17.9
2008 16.1
2009 17.2
2010 16.1
2011 15.6
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11032028469751
2006 0.13028169014085
2007 0.21698113207547
2008 0.21052631578947
2009 0.18064516129032
2010 0.20569620253165
2011 0.19476744186047
2012 0.1651376146789

Compare Longfellow Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.5%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
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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