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Longfellow Elementary School

A Magnet School For the Creative and Performing Arts


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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

  • 2017-2018 Important Dress Code Changes

    Parents, please remember that students should be following dress code throughout the school year. Jeans (of any kind) are no longer part of acceptable dress for 2017-2018. Click the image to the left for specific dress code information.

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  • Longfellow on 2016 Texas Honor Roll

    48 HISD schools earn spot on 2016 Texas Honor Roll - Click the image to the left to read more!

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  • 2016-17 Pennies for Patients Raises Over $5,000!

    Thank you all for joining in the spirit of giving and helping our campus to raise more than $5,000 dollars in our spring campaign drive to help sick babies, children, and adults with cancer to get healthier. Proceeds benefited the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the Texas Medical Center. Click the image to the left for more information.

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  • Thirteen Longfellow Students Go To All-City!

    Saturday, April 22, 2017 - Longfellow had 13 students in the All City Orchestra Concert! It was an amazing day. We were at Meyerland MS from 9-2 and they had a wonderful experience and grew as musicians. Click the image to the left to see a larger photo.

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How You Can Help Your Child Succeed at School

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  • Back-to-School Students return for the 2017-2018 school year on Monday, August 28th at 7:45AM.


    2017-2018 Supply Lists

    Pre-Kinder PDF

    Kinder PDF

    1st Grade PDF

    2nd Grade PDF

    3rd Grade PDF

    4th Grade PDF

    5th Grade PDF


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School Hours

Don't be late! NEW for 2017-18
Schhol Starts daily at 7:45am (The tardy bell rings at 7:50am)

Dismissal Bell: 3:05pm 

Upcoming Events

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Title I Information

2016-2017 Title I Part A Presentation
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The Leader in Me

For more information about Longfellow Elementary and The Leader in Me™ process, please visit the HISD News Blog.

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