Academics at Longfellow School

With an emphasis on literacy, math and real-world science, Longfellow students build a strong foundation in the core curriculum. To enhance student learning, specialists in music, art, and physical education work with students weekly.

Achievement Gap Reduction Program

The Achievement Gap Reduction Program was created by the Wisconsin State Legislature in 2015. 

English Learners (EL)

To ensure students acquire sufficient English proficiency and to enable them to function successfully in the classroom and society the EL curriculum is content-based and reflect mainstreamed curriculum whenever possible, and students are placed at age-appropriate grade levels regardless of English language proficiency.

Instrumental Music

Beginning band and orchestra are open to all 5th grade students. We offer instruction on many different band and string instruments.

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support (PBIS)

PBIS is an acronym for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. The goal of PBIS is to promote and teach appropriate pro-social skills and behaviors to maximize academic success for all students.

Reading and Math Intervention

Specialists at Longfellow work with students who may need temporary academic support. Students meet with certified teachers in small groups in addition to the regular instruction in the classroom.

Restorative Practices

Restorative practices are utilized school-wide to improve and repair relationships between people and communities.

School Counselor

Each class sees the school counselor for Guidance Class for 30 minutes every other week. Lessons are based on the Academic, Personal/Social, and Career Development Domains of the Wisconsin Model Academic Standards for School Counseling.

Special Education

All students should be provided with an education in the development of cognitive skills, affective skills, self-awareness, self-esteem, physical well being, and socially acceptable decision making strategies.

Title I

Title I is a federal program that provides money to school districts to help children become successful learners.

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