School Details

Longfellow Elementary School

1800 Sioux Trail, Sioux City, IA 51106
(712) 274-4043
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 292 students 14 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

69%
71%
79%
65%
65%
78%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Sioux City Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

65%
73%
82%
65%
74%
82%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Sioux City Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

60%
71%
80%
55%
70%
81%

Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The results for grades 4 and 8 are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITBS is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2011
  • Sioux City Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Longfellow Elementary School is a public elementary school in Sioux City. The principal of Longfellow Elementary School is Mary Motz. 292 students go to Longfellow Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Native American or Native Alaskan; and Multiracial. 64% of the 292 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Longfellow Elementary School is 14:1. Mater Dei School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 63% 59%
Native American or Native Alaskan 6% 5%
Multiracial 6% %
Black, non-Hispanic 3% 7%
Hispanic 22% 24%
Asian 0.7% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 64% 50%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    My granddaughter attends Longfellow she and her parents seem to like the teachers and other staff. I've visited the school when I'm in town having lunch with my granddaughter and the staff is very friendly and helpful as well as the children seem happy and well adjusted.

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