School Details

Longfellow Elementary - 27

1116 South 4th Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57105
(605) 367-4550
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 275 students 12 students/teacher (SD avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

62%
73%
76%
76%
77%
79%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

39%
75%
75%
45%
78%
76%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

42%
73%
74%
76%
76%
74%

Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (STEP)

In 2011-2012 South Dakota used the Dakota State Test of Educational Progress (Dakota STEP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The Dakota STEP is standards-based, which means it is aligned to South Dakota's educational standards and measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state. The standards-based Dakota STEP results are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Sioux Falls School District 49-5 average
  • South Dakota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Longfellow Elementary - 27 is a public elementary school in Sioux Falls. 275 students attend Longfellow Elementary - 27 and are mostly Native American or Native Alaskan, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Asian. 84% of the 275 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Longfellow Elementary - 27 is 12:1. St Mary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Native American or Native Alaskan 9% 6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 3%
Asian 6% %
Black, non-Hispanic 31% 10%
White, non-Hispanic 27% 71%
Hispanic 23% 8%
Multiracial 0.4% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.4% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 84% 44%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    I love this school the teacher very friendly and Mrs Sheet is very carring. He know every student name. I was so glad I sent my kids to this school event we live by other school by our house. Thanks to all the teacher at Longfellow.

  • (7 years ago)

    Longfellow is a great school it teaches alot for the understanding of differnt cultures which I think is very very important. As far as parent involvement and teachers being concerned with how parents feel this school is great

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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