PROFICIENCY 61% 8% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
55%Lake Ridge New Tech Schools

Longfellow New Tech Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Lake Ridge New Tech Schools" in Gary, IN. There are a total of 540 students and 24 teachers at Longfellow New Tech Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 446 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

Longfellow New Tech Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 61.0%, which is 8% lower than the Indiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch446
Reduced lunch46


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Longfellow New Tech Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Longfellow New Tech Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 55.1% 45.4% 71.5% 51.1%
African American 6.3% 22.8% 11.5% 15.9%
Asian 0.4% 0.2% 2.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 29.0% 24.3% 10.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.3% 0.8% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.9% 6.5% 4.4% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Elsie Wadsworth Elementary School60%0.6Griffith, IN
Calumet New Tech High School62%0.8Gary, IN
Eldon Ready Elementary School56%1.2Griffith, IN
Griffith Middle School56%1.4Griffith, IN
Griffith Senior High School83%1.4Griffith, IN
Lake Ridge New Tech Middle School44%1.5Gary, IN
Beiriger Elementary School73%1.6Griffith, IN
Southridge Elementary School70%1.9Highland, IN
Allen J Warren Elementary School70%2.5Highland, IN
Edgar L Miller Elementary School65%2.5Merrillville, IN
Mildred Merkley Elementary School72%2.6Highland, IN
Highland Middle School69%2.6Highland, IN

Gary demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,56618091
Median age38.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%56%55%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%

Education level achieved in Gary

Completed 8th grade81.3%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school79.6%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college48.0%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.4%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.7%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%
Source: The Longfellow New Tech Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.