William Wells Brown Elementary School
555 E. Fifth St. •
Lexington, KY 40508
Phone: (859) 381-4990 • Fax: (859) 381-3166
School website: www.wwbrown.fcps.net/
School hours: 7:45 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
William Wells Brown Elementary is one of the district's newer schools, replacing Johnson Elementary and Russell Elementary, and is a joint project between the Fayette County Public Schools and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.
The school was named in honor of a Lexington native who was the first African-American to publish a novel, a play, a travel book, a book-length historical account of the Civil War, a military study and a study of African-American sociology. Brown advocated prison reform, temperance and equal rights for women and was a dynamic spokesman for the abolitionist movement.
In addition to being a top-notch school, our $15 million facility includes a community center complete with a full-size gymnasium, a multipurpose room and a kitchen classroom for adult education programs. We also house a Healthy Kids Clinic, which provides many services for students during the school day.
What makes our school special
We are the first true community school of its kind in the district. We have a state-of-the-art facility that is used by students during the day and by the community in the evenings. We expect this partnership to increase family and community involvement in the school, which will increase achievement for all students.
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