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Longfellow Elementary School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (719) 530-5260

425 West 7Th Street

Salida, Colorado


About Longfellow Elementary School
Kindergarten - 4th Grade

Longfellow Elementary School is one of 6 schools found in the Salida School District No. R-32 of Colorado.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 431 students from Kindergarten to 4th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $43,778, which is lower than the Colorado state average of $53,492.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Longfellow Elementary School 431$7,74215$43,7780.32
Salida Montessori Charter School (0.22 miles) 73$1,6569$25,3770.20
Crest Academy (0.35 miles) 28$8,62914$43,0050.14
Horizons Exploratory Academy (0.47 miles) 29$8,66812$44,2250.29
Salida Middle School (0.56 miles) 321$7,97214$49,8770.36
Salida Early Childhood Center (0.64 miles) 63$20,472140.37

Longfellow Elementary School

Number of pupils431
Funding per pupil$7,742
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$43,778
Diversity index0.32

Salida Montessori Charter School (0.22 miles)

Number of pupils73
Funding per pupil$1,656
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$25,377
Diversity index0.20

Crest Academy (0.35 miles)

Number of pupils28
Funding per pupil$8,629
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$43,005
Diversity index0.14

Horizons Exploratory Academy (0.47 miles)

Number of pupils29
Funding per pupil$8,668
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$44,225
Diversity index0.29

Salida Middle School (0.56 miles)

Number of pupils321
Funding per pupil$7,972
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$49,877
Diversity index0.36

Salida Early Childhood Center (0.64 miles)

Number of pupils63
Funding per pupil$20,472
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.37
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Rankings within Colorado
There are 1,876 schools in Colorado. Rankings don't always go up to 1,876 because some schools have missing data.
871stlargest school
658thhighest number of FTE teachers
566thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1334thhighest average teaching salary
1010thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
667thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
1423rdhighest diversity index
714thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.7 hours

1st Grade - 4th Grade: 6.1 hours

Kindergarten: 160 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 160 days

12th Grade: 160 days

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