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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TLIM Begin Here! We are conducting a survey to learn more about key areas of strength and areas of needed growth in our school. The data from this survey will also help us track the impacts of The Leader in Me process and implement key practices more fully. You will not be asked to share your name or other identifying information. The survey is completely voluntary, but we do hope to get feedback from one member of every household. Click here to complete the survey between now and Friday, May 20th and thank you for your commitment to Longfellow Elementary School. 

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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


  • Honoring Our DifferenceApril 23rd through 27th - Longfellow will be honoring our differences, by filling our school with love and color. Each day we will wear a different color to bring awareness to different disabilities. We will wrap up our color week by wearing blue on Friday for our Annual Autism Awareness Parade.


    Monday-Apr 23 Visually Impaired - Wear GREEN!
    Tuesday-Apr 24 Intellectual Disability and Auditory Impaired - Wear SILVER/GRAY!
    Wednesday-Apr 25 Other Health Impairments (Seizures, ADHD, etc.)- Wear PURPLE!
    Thursday-Apr 26 Down Syndrome - Wear BLUE AND YELLOW!
    Friday-Apr 27 Autism - Wear BLUE!

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PTA Newsletter


NEW April 2018 PDF
March 2018 PDF
Jan/Feb 2018 PDF
December 2017 PDF
November 2017 PDF
October 2017 PDF
September 2017 PDF 

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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: 3:05pm  3:15pm beginning January 29th


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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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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