Longfellow Elementary School

A Magnet School For the Creative and Performing Arts


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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 & Information

  • SchoolShelf Access for Parents FREE thru April 1st!

    SchoolShelf provides digital materials to support the academic, personal, and social development of your student. You will find concise and informative resources to enhance your child’s learning experience and growth throughout elementary school. CLICK THE HEADING ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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  • 2018-2019 Spelling Bee Information

    Classroom Spelling Bee: Friday, January 11, 2019; School Spelling Bee: Thursday, January 17, 2019 CLICK THE HEADING ABOVE FOR MORE INFORMATION INCLUDING STUDY WORD LISTS!

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  • Our UIL Team Competes at Milby HS

    Saturday, December 14, 2018 - So proud of our UIL competitors who participated in our last competition. Congratulations Jackson T., Mason W., Jack E., Samuela A., and Arie K.

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  • 2018 Longfellow Toy Survey Results

    Students at Longfellow Elementary School on Friday announced that action figures and slime kits are two of the hottest toys this holiday season after polling their classmates for their annual top toy survey. Click here for more information!

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  • HISD's Hour of Code Website

    HISD is celebrating computer science with the 12 Days of Code in December, and we want you to join the fun! CLICK THE HEADING ABOVE TO TRY IT OUT!

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How You Can Help Your Child Succeed at School

  • Attendance & Tardy Information You Should Know

    Attending school every day is extremely important to the academic success of your child. This video explains HISD’s attendance policies and lets parents know where they can find information about school calendars and other important dates throughout the school year. Click here for more information.

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  • PS Connect: Online access to grades

    Check your child's grades from anywhere. Click here for more information.

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  • Social Media 101 for Parents!

    Did you know that the average child between 8 and 18 spends 53 hours a week on media and technology? Houston ISD has just launched an initiative to help you keep your child safe in a digital world. Click here to learn more.

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Title I Information

  • Houston ISD Parent Involvement Policy 2018-2019 PDF


    Longfellow Parent Involvemnet Policy 2018-2019 PDF 


    Title I Parent Compact 2018-2019 PDF 


    Parents, if you would like a copy of either of these two documents, they may be requested at our Front Office. Thank you!

    Titlel I Status Notification 2018 PDF


    Title I Teacher and Paraprofessional Qualification 2018-2019 PDF



  • Katherine Keafer - Principal

    Patricia Emerson - Teacher Specialist

    Julia Browder-Griffin - Teacher Specialist

    Andrea Pennington - Magnet Coordinator
    Jorge Rodriguez - Assistant Principal

    Garland Spiller - School Counselor

School Hours

  • 7:30AM - 2:50PM Weekdays
    Don't be late!
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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.

Leopard's Den

  • Leopard's Den Handbook and REQUIRED Authorization Forms DOWNLOAD
    These signed documents must be returned to the PTA Office Drop Box before students may attend.
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