• About Longfellow


    Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy



    We are a nationally recognized academy of global citizen-scholars.
    Through our work, we make a positive impact on an evolving world.


    Through cross-disciplinary & intentional career exploration,
    Longfellow Career Exploration Academy empowers advanced scholars
    to be academically prepared, critically-thinking, collaborative leaders.

    Student Core Beliefs

    "My main purpose is My Academic Achievement."

    "I always have a reason to be Respectful, Responsible, and Ready to Learn."

    "The Time and Effort I put forth in my classes makes the most difference in my Academic Performance."

    "With Persistence and the Support of my Teachers, I will succeed Academically."

    "I have a Commitment to my Academics and the Pursuit of Excellence."

    Our Faculty & Staff Core Values:

    We Achieve with Purpose

    We are Culturally Intelligent

    We are Solution Oriented

    We are Prepared for Exemplary

    Our Effort Creates Ability

    We are Focused on Growth

    We are Committed to Mission


    School Colors: Orange & White
    School Mascot: The Longhorn 

    Longfellow Career Exploration Academy empowers students to excel in an evolving society through a challenging academic and collaborative environment that includes specialized courses, leadership development, enhancement of critical thinking skills, and career exploration. Our project-based, collaborative learning experiences improve academic achievement and student engagement and provide students with multiple opportunities to integrate the arts across disciplines.
    We offer a robust selection of curricular and extracurricular activities and programs, including computer science, art, music, dance, theatre, law, robotics, and technology. All students receive Pre-AP core academic courses and we offer a wide selection of classes for high school credit to fully prepare our students for advanced level courses in high school.
    The Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy was created as part of the Dallas ISD desegregation order. The school is a "free-standing" academy in that the only students who attend school at Longfellow Academy are those accepted into the program. 


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