PROFICIENCY 23% 41% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Whittier City Elementary
39%Whittier
38%California

Longfellow Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Whittier City Elementary" in Whittier, CA. There are a total of 593 students and 22 teachers at Longfellow Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 417 free lunch students and 71 reduced lunch students.

Longfellow Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.5%, which is 41% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students593
Teachers22
Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch417
Reduced lunch71

 

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 Elementary, 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

GradeProficiency
All15%
315-19%
410-14%
510-14%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All30%
320-24%
430-34%
535-39%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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 Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian n/a 3.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 0.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 0.3% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 95.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.1% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 0.1% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Walter F. Dexter Middle School25%0.3Whittier, CA
Whittier High39%0.6Whittier, CA
Orange Grove Elementary23%0.8Whittier, CA
Christian Sorensen Elementary29%0.9West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
West Whittier Elementary20%1.0West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
Katherine Edwards Middle School23%1.1West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
Lou Henry Hoover Elementary22%1.2Whittier, CA
Daniel Phelan Elementary30%1.3West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA
Lydia Jackson Elementary25%1.7Whittier, CA
Evergreen Elementary33%1.8Whittier, CA
South Ranchito Dual Language Academy20%1.8Pico Rivera, CA
Mill Elementary37%1.9Whittier, CA

Whittier demographics profile

StatisticWhittierCaliforniaNational
Population86,63038,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,91423291
Median age36.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Speak English58%56%79%
Speak Spanish37%29%13%

Education level achieved in Whittier

IndexWhittierCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Longfellow Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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