Garrett Morgan Elementary

1150 Passage Mound Way • Lexington, KY 40509
Phone: (859) 381-3165 • Fax: (859) 381-3167

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School hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Garrett Morgan Elementary, one of the newest schools in Fayette County, is hard at work establishing our staff, structures, and procedures. Check back here for updates throughout this first school year.

What makes our school special

The school's namesake, Garrett Morgan, was the son of former slaves and a Kentucky native born in 1877 in Paris. He created and patented several inventions, including an early model respirator credited for saving the lives of rescuers during a 1916 tunnel collapse in Ohio. His most notable invention is still in use today: the current model of the traffic light, which incorporates a yellow warning signal. Morgan represents the innovation, diligence, and creativity that we seek to instill and cultivate in all of our students.

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