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!


  • Katherine Keafer - Principal 
    Ismael Garza - Assistant Principal
    Julia Browder-Griffin - Teacher Specialist
    Patricia Emerson - Teacher Specialist
    Andrea Pennington - Magnet Coordinator
    Mallory Smith - Restorative Justice Coordinator



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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

  • UIL Team Update

    Saturday, February 8, 2020 - Our UIL Team competed at Scarborough High School and we had several of our students place! Our kids worked hard so please congratulate them if you see them. Click the title above to read more.

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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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  • Important Message Information Meeting and Q & A with Ms. Keafer

    Reconexión con seguridad Regreso Fuerte Longfellow Elementary Resumen del plan del distrito PDF


    The recorded Information Session from Tuesday, August 11 is now available here: https://bit.ly/3fQVYF0


    *You DO NOT have to have Microsoft TEAMS downloaded to view the recording. Choose "Watch on the web instead".


    Please don’t forget that we still need to get responses from many of our families regarding your at home technology and preference for continued online learning. The link to complete that is here: https://forms.gle/tCSYcnhPnvPxAzxc9


    Thank you to all of you who have already done so!


    Having trouble viewing the Information Session? Try here: https://vimeo.com/447173889

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  • 2020-2021 Supply Lists

    Back To School


    Supply Lists (All grade levels) PDF


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Title I Information

  • January 9, 2020 Title 1 Explanation Update PDF


    Longfellow Federal Report Card 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!

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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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