Longfellow Elementary - 27



Longfellow Elementary - 27 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary - 27 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 57
2 43
3 35
4 36
5 42
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary - 27 is a public elementary school located in Sioux Falls, SD in the Sioux Falls School District 49-5. It enrolls 276 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary - 27 is the 98th largest public school in South Dakota and the 43,196th largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 276
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.32

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Longfellow Elementary - 27 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 138
(50%)
8,795
(52%)
 Female 138
(50%)
8,197
(48%)

Longfellow Elementary - 27 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 95
(34%)
1,810
(11%)
 White 66
(24%)
11,570
(68%)
 Hispanic 62
(22%)
1,518
(9%)
 American Indian 25
(9%)
958
(6%)
 Asian 21
(8%)
551
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
572
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
13
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary - 27 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(78%)
7,137
(42%)
 Not Eligible 44
(16%)
8,581
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(6%)
1,274
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Longfellow Elementary - 27 is ranked 28th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary - 27 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.5%. 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 - 27 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 261
2006 277
2007 248
2008 280
2009 259
2010 285
2011 275
2012 276

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13
2007 11.9
2008 11.9
2009 10.5
2010 11.9
2011 11.7
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49808429118774
2006 0.57761732851986
2007 0.68145161290323
2008 0.66785714285714
2009 0.6988416988417
2010 0.80350877192982
2011 0.84
2012 0.84057971014493

Compare Longfellow Elementary - 27 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 84.1%
 

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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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