Longfellow Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5470 Hesperus Dr
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone
(410) 313-6879
District
HOWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
HOWARD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
460
Classroom Teachers
41

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Maryland

7

(10 is best)

Better than 63.1% of MD schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Longfellow Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
49%
42%
51%
41%
47%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

50 40 30 20 10 0
43%
42%
44%
44%
41%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

50 40 30 20 10 0
40%
40%
42%
44%
37%
37%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
11
13
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 40 8.7%
Kindergarten 78 17.0%
Grade 1 72 15.7%
Grade 2 60 13.0%
Grade 3 66 14.3%
Grade 4 71 15.4%
Grade 5 73 15.9%
Total 460 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 25.3% 38.2% 38.7%
Black 38.2% 25.6% 34.9%
Hispanic 25.3% 12.0% 18.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 10.5% 23.8% 7.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.4% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 41.5% 19.2% 46.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.0% 15.7% 40.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 3.4% 5.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 315,327 6,045,680
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,244.4 616
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.0% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.8% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.1% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.2% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 13.0% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 112,966 2,205,204
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.5% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 61.4% 40.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 37.4% 23.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.5% 19.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.8% 13.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.2% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.4% 12.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.1% 8.9%
$15,000 or less 4.5% 7.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,493 $639,309,618 65.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $315 $17,522,190 1.8%
Staff $123 $6,841,998 0.7%
General Administration $250 $13,906,500 1.4%
School Administration $1,420 $78,988,920 8.0%
Operation $599 $33,319,974 3.4%
Transportation $689 $38,326,314 3.9%
Other $766 $42,609,516 4.3%
Total Support $4,162 $231,515,412 23.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,036 $113,254,536 11.5%
Total Expenditures $17,691 $984,079,566 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,366 $8,400,065,370 57.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $662 $593,369,760 4.0%
Staff $678 $607,674,703 4.1%
General Administration $143 $127,940,102 0.9%
School Administration $992 $889,923,589 6.1%
Operation $1,236 $1,108,647,964 7.6%
Transportation $766 $686,865,217 4.7%
Other $406 $364,137,670 2.5%
Total Support $4,882 $4,378,416,861 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,110 $1,892,724,761 12.9%
Total Expenditures $16,358 $14,671,064,788 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%