Longfellow Elementary School

1021 South 21st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204 | (414) 902-9800
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 900
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1021 S 21st St, Milwaukee, WI 53204
  • Principal or Admin: Wendell Smith
  • Website: www.milwaukee.k12.wi.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Milwaukee School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $12,705
  • Graduation Rate: 62.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.7
  • Enrolled Students: 82,096

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 900
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 52.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 455 (50.6%)
  • Females: 445 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 36 (4.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 782 (86.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 818 (90.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Longfellow Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian111.2%
Black15216.9%
Asian40.4%
Hispanic66974.3%
White647.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Longfellow Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten728.0%
Kindergarten9510.6%
1st Grade9911.0%
2nd Grade9710.8%
3rd Grade10211.3%
4th Grade899.9%
5th Grade9710.8%
6th Grade889.8%
7th Grade798.8%
8th Grade829.1%
Source: WI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Longfellow Elementary School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on WKCE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

WKCE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201145.0%46.0%73.0%
 
Reading Test
201152.0%59.0%79.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201152.0%51.0%75.0%
 
Math Test
201157.0%52.0%79.0%
 
Reading Test
201169.0%60.0%82.0%
 
Science Test
201157.0%49.0%76.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201178.0%74.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201157.0%53.0%78.0%
 
Reading Test
201163.0%60.0%84.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201166.0%50.0%79.0%
 
Reading Test
201158.0%61.0%86.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201157.0%46.0%78.0%
 
Reading Test
201170.0%64.0%86.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201144.0%34.0%61.0%
 
Math Test
201148.0%44.0%78.0%
 
Reading Test
201159.0%62.0%86.0%
 
Science Test
201149.0%42.0%76.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201157.0%51.0%81.0%
 
Source: WI Department of Education 2010-2011

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