Longfellow Elementary School

A Magnet School For the Creative and Performing Arts


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Title I Information

2016-2017 Title I Part A Presentation
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Katherine Keafer - Principal

Patricia Emerson - Teacher Specialist

Julia Browder-Griffin - Teacher Specialist

Andrea Pennington - Magnet Coordinator

Garland Spiller - School Counselor

Hannah Villareal - Assistant Principal
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Welcome to Longfellow Elementary

  • Katherine Keafer, Principal 

    Phone: 713-295-5268

    Thank you for your interest in Longfellow Elementary and welcome to our website. Whether you are a member of our school community or exploring Longfellow for the first time, we hope that you find our website informative, enjoyable, and easy to use. We also hope our website conveys the essence of the wonderful learning environment fostered by our dedicated teachers and talented students. Together they make Longfellow the unique and special place we believe it to be.  

School News

How You Can Help Your Child Succeed at School

District news


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    Monday, May 21st at 9:00AM 1st Grade EOY Ceremony

    Wednesday, May 23rd at 1:00PM 4th Grade EOY Ceremony Correction: 1:30PM

    Thursday, May 24th at 9:00AM  2nd Grade EOY Ceremony

    Friday, May 25th at 9:00AM PreKinder EOY Ceremony

    Friday, May 25th at 1:30PM Kindergarten EOY Ceremony

    Tuesday, May 29th at 9:00AM 3rd Grade EOY Ceremony

    Wednesday, May 30th 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony

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School Hours

Don't be late! School Starts daily at 7:45am (The tardy bell rings at 7:50am)

Dismissal Bell: 3:15pm beginning January 29th
PLEASE NOTE: School Hours for the 2018-19 School Year are changing! School will start at 7:30AM and ends at 2:50PM.
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The Leader in Me

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