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Long Elementary School

Public | K-5

 
 

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Posted October 25, 2013

The teachers and administration at Long Elementary are top notch educators who encourage the responsible use of technology in every classroom. The PTO is motivated and organized and recently created a wonderful outdoor learning space in the courtyard of the school that includes vegetable gardens and outdoor classrooms. The families of Long are welcoming to new families and raise respectful and fun-loving children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2011

I pulled my son from a private school and put him in Long. Best decision we ever made. They give every child the tools they need to learn, in a way in which they can learn. Every child is different and this school appreciates that sentiment. He went from reading below grade level with lots of intervention to reading above grade level in less than a year. That speaks volumes to me. An emphasis on art and music is something that is often lacking today's public schools but not at Long. I love the school and the district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 17, 2005

A wonderful neighborhood school. New principal is a caring and inspiring leader. Mrs. Becker is the best teacher I've found. PTO comes up with really neat ideas(Pirate dance, Lawn day, Pancake breakfast). Parents are very involved in all aspects. Kids love to learn here.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2005

This school rules!The art teacher was so nice.So was the music teacher and the physical education teaches.I was in Mrs.Garrisons class!
—Submitted by a former student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 49% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 54% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
65%
Math

The state average for Math was 51% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

The state average for Communication Arts was 53% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 55% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 52% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
89%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students77%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White77%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students83%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
White84%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students74%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White74%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students84%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White83%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Communication Arts

All Students76%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White82%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Math

All Students86%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White89%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a

Science

All Students85%
Blackn/a
Hispanicn/a
White88%
Free or reduced-price lunchn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; data is not reported if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group.

Source: Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 89% 74%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Hispanic 3% 5%
Black 2% 17%
Two or more races 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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9021 Sappington Rd
St Louis, MO 63126
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