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Kennedy-Longfellow 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
158 Spring Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone
(617) 349-6841
District
CAMBRIDGE
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
243
Classroom Teachers
38

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

2

(10 is best)

Better than 19.9% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Kennedy-Longfellow School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
49%
53%
54%
56%
44%
49%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
34%
51%
24%
52%
44%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
20%
50%
30%
52%
10%
48%
    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
6
9
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 32 13.2%
Kindergarten 34 14.0%
Grade 1 44 18.1%
Grade 2 32 13.2%
Grade 3 43 17.7%
Grade 4 28 11.5%
Grade 5 30 12.3%
Total 243 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 33.3% 45.3% 59.2%
Black 24.3% 25.3% 9.8%
Hispanic 23.0% 15.3% 23.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 19.4% 13.6% 7.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 117,822 6,984,723
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 16,558.7 890
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.4% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.2% 17.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 54.4% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 15.4% 27.0%
65 OR OLDER 11.6% 16.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 47,449 2,629,963
Single Parent Households With Children 4.7% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.5% 91.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 79.1% 44.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 34.8% 24.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.1% 18.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.8% 13.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.5% 12.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.2% 9.9%
$15,000 or less 9.8% 9.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $16,979 $119,735,908 37.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $3,182 $22,439,464 7.1%
Staff $2,386 $16,826,072 5.3%
General Administration $454 $3,201,608 1.0%
School Administration $1,487 $10,486,324 3.3%
Operation $2,719 $19,174,388 6.0%
Transportation $1,406 $9,915,112 3.1%
Other $753 $5,310,156 1.7%
Total Support $12,386 $87,346,072 27.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $15,667 $110,483,684 34.8%
Total Expenditures $45,032 $317,565,664 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,596 $10,569,374,598 52.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,484 $1,352,382,632 6.7%
Staff $951 $866,478,186 4.3%
General Administration $218 $198,784,787 1.0%
School Administration $880 $802,180,114 4.0%
Operation $1,620 $1,476,806,420 7.4%
Transportation $938 $854,571,701 4.3%
Other $322 $293,118,043 1.5%
Total Support $6,412 $5,844,290,100 29.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,034 $3,677,202,127 18.3%
Total Expenditures $22,042 $20,090,784,405 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%