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Principal: Mrs. Lisa Heckenlaible
Phone: 605-995-3092

Why Longfellow?

  • Longfellow boasts over 300 years of combined teaching experience
  • LEAP – After school tutoring program for Longfellow students
  • Reading First – This program focuses on putting proven methods of early reading instruction in classrooms.
  • Handwriting Without Tears – Our mission is to make learning and teaching easy and fun by providing superior educational products, training, and promotional material
  • Schoolwide Title I Services
  • PBIS – Longfellow has implemented Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports which was established by the US Department of Education to give schools capacity-building information and technical assistance for identifying, adapting, and sustaining effective school-wide disciplinary practices
  • Interactive School Library
  • Summer Reading Program – Working in conjunction with the Longfellow Library students will work to achieve summer reading goals and earn rewards
  • Summer School – Our summer program is a high academic program. The students are assigned to a group by their grade level and rotate with 60 minutes of reading instruction, 30 minutes of math and 30 minutes of Success Maker in the computer lab. We meet for six weeks – four days a week.
  • Breakfast and Lunch Program
  • Houses Mitchell School District’s Summer Breakfast and Lunch Programs
  • Kids Club after school program – After school program that provides supervision and activities for school aged children.
  • Educational Field Trips – Students will take an education class trip
  • Math Counts
  • Junior Achievement – Junior Achievement Worldwide is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs
  • GATE – Gifted And Talented Education
  • Band – Longfellow offers 5th grade band for all students interested
  • State Recognition for meeting AYP
  • Student Council – Serves to engage students in learning about democracy and leadership
Longfellow Elementary 110 North Mentzer Mitchell, SD 57301