Longfellow Elementary School

A Magnet School For the Creative and Performing Arts


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School Hours

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

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

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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  • Earn 20% Cash Back for Longfellow at Marco‘s Pizza This Wednesday!

    Marcos Pizza Night Benefiting Longfellow Elementary

    Tell everyone it’s fundraising time for Longfellow Elementary School! Order from Marco’s Pizza at 9540 S Main St. (Next to Spec’s) on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Longfellow Elementary will receive 20% Cash Back from every order placed from you!


    Here’s how it works… 


    1. Place your order by phone, at the restaurant, online,or Marco’s mobile app for dine in, carry out or delivery.


    2. Mention teacher name with your order or present one ofthe coupons.


    Click here for more information! PDF

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  • 2020 Scripps Spelling Bee Information 

    School-Wide Spelling Bee has been RESCHEDULED for Thursday, January 23 at 1:30PM - Word List PDF

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  • January 2020 Magnet Newsletter
    Download Here PDF

    Latest Magnet Newsletter



    Fall 2019 Newsletter PDF

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Title I Information

  • January 9, 2020 Title 1 Explanation Update PDF


    Parent Curriclum Guides - 3rd Nine Weeks 

    Kindergarten PDF

    First Grade PDF

    Second Grade PDF

    Third Grade PDF

    Fourth Grade PDF

    Fifth Grade PDF


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


  • Katherine Keafer - Principal
    Ismael Garza - Assistant Principal

    Patricia Emerson - Teacher Specialist

    Julia Browder-Griffin - Teacher Specialist

    Andrea Pennington - Magnet Coordinator
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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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