Longfellow Elementary



Longfellow Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Longfellow Elementary Students by Grade
PK 75
K 99
1 84
2 91
3 86
4 103
5 91
6 99
7 92
8 92
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Longfellow Elementary is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 912 students in grades 1st through 12th. Longfellow Elementary is the 10th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 2,217th largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 912
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,217th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 10th out of 1,196
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,055th out of 1,191
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 25th out of 1,191

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Longfellow Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 490
(54%)
30,716
(52%)
 Female 422
(46%)
28,316
(48%)

Longfellow Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 708
(78%)
15,098
(26%)
 Black 141
(15%)
30,930
(52%)
 White 44
(5%)
8,010
(14%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
421
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
599
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
3,923
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
51
(0%)

Longfellow Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 825
(90%)
40,416
(68%)
 Not Eligible 87
(10%)
18,616
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,175 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Longfellow Elementary is ranked 5th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Longfellow Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 42.8%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 666
2006 762
2007 825
2008 873
2009 900
2010 895
2011 909
2012 948
2013 971
2014 921
2015 912

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 15.2
2007 15.9
2008 15.6
2009 17.3
2010 16.6
2011 17
2012 16.8
2013 17.4
2014 N/A
2015 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.93993993993994
2006 0.94750656167979
2007 0.9430303030303
2008 0.90263459335624
2009 0.90888888888889
2010 0.95307262569832
2011 0.98129812981298
2012 0.97784810126582
2013 0.9351184346035
2014 0.95874049945711
2015 0.90460526315789

Compare Longfellow Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,434.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 42.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 90.5%
 

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Longfellow Elementary
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Public PK - 08 912 18.5:1  
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Public PK - 08 1,194 18:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 478 16:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 291 17.5:1 1 miles
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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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