Mission Statement

  • The mission of William Wells Brown Elementary School is to educate all students to proficiency in all content areas by providing systematic, explicit and rigorous instruction as measured by national, state and district assessments.


  • The vision of William Wells Brown Elementary School is to foster a positive environment where students, families, school staff and community members work together to inspire our students to be lifelong learners!

About the School

  • William Wells Brown Elementary, which replaced Johnson Elementary and Russell Elementary, is a joint project between Fayette County Public Schools and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. 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.