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6005 Magnolia Ave

Whittier, CA 90601

(562) 789-3180

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 630

Students Per Teacher: 25

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11 Parent Reviews for Longfellow Elementary School

I went to Longfellow beginning in 1975 (Kindergarten) ; I left to attend another school in 1976 ; I finally returned in 1979 and attended through 1983 . My kindergarten teacher was really creative , and she nurtured creativity in all of her students . I first heard early Pink Floyd ("Piper at the Gates ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/17/11

This is my sons first year at this school. We transferred from Downey and I was concerned about the ratings they had overall. To my surprise my sons teacher has been great. I can completely tell she cares for him and the students. I am extremely pleased with the school and his teacher this year.

Posted by a parent on 04/18/11

I am a mother of 2, and have had a wonderful experience at Longfellow! I was completely skeptical about the rating and found that the teacher's are exceptional especially my son's Kindergarden teacher Mrs. Mayo...

Posted by a parent on 08/31/10

I am a parent of twims in 2nd grade. We transferred this year from a private school and I was very concerned with the low rating. However, I have been greatly suprised. My boys have wonderful teachers who truly care about their students. I am glad that we transferred to this school.

Posted by a parent on 01/26/10

The teachers have been good, some even great and I would highly recommend them by name to friends to request at enrollment. The principal however, I find to be sorely lacking in leadership qualities. The previous 2 principals, however, were excellent.

Posted by a parent on 01/08/10

Hi I am a parent of a first grader at Longfellow. His teacher is the greatest, she is smart and fun. He adores her. However, the principal is flaky and unprepared, and often makes decisions on the spot and does not follow through with any of his promises. He is nice enough, but I wouldn't want to work ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/17/09

Well next year is my daughter last year I thinking of change school. I witness something I hope never to witness again. I have just drop my daughter off. I walk in the office this was about two weeks ago. This lady was yelling at child asking the child. 'Do you know what annoying means? Do you know ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/08

I am a parent of a 1st and 2nd grader at Longfellow. Yes, the school has had low scores, change does not happen overnight. However, I personally have witnessed dramatic changes within the administrative and academic area. The school is continually requesting parent involvement, which I believe is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/28/07

I am a parent of a 2nd grader and 3rd grader. I am very happy with the quality of education my children are receiving at Longfellow. Both my children are doing very well in school. One of my children is in the GATE program. The teachers are very good and always willing to listen to any concerns ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/28/07

Last year, we left this school due to a number of problems that did not improve over the four years our daughter attended Longfellow. Despite its high rating, the school did not provide a healthy environment for learning. The playground is a place where the strong and aggressive prevail; bullying is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/17/07

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Test scores for Longfellow Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Longfellow Elementary School
Whittier City Elementary School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Whittier schools — Longfellow Elementary School is located at 6005 Magnolia Ave, Whittier CA 90601. 6005 Magnolia Ave is in the 90601 ZIP code in Whittier, CA The school district for Longfellow Elementary School is the Whittier City Elementary School District. Longfellow Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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