To create a nationally recognized academy of 21st century learners equipped with the necessary academic
and social skills to make a positive impact in an evolving global society.
To empower Henry W. Longfellow learners 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.
Student Core Beliefs
"My main purpose is My Academic Achievement."
"There is no excuse for not being 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."
School Colors: Orange & White
School Mascot: The LonghornLongfellow 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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