Student Artwork

Additional Resources

The School Nurse

The 2019-2020 Brown School nurse is Wendy Dixon (ext. 6405). Learn more about School Nursing by visiting the SPS Nursing web page.

Brown Teachers on Instagram

District Parent & Guardian Guides

2019-2020 Parent & Guardian Guide: English

Destiny Library

Browse the books available at the Brown School library through the on-line School Destiny Library Website.

Walking and Riding to School

Somerville participates in a program called Safe Routes to School, part of the City-wide Shape Up Somerville initiative. Please, take a look at the Brown School Safe Routes to School Map which includes locations for crossing guards. Click here for a detailed map of school crossing guard locations across the district. Click here for a map of city bike routes.

Student Services

For information about Bullying Prevention in the Somerville Public Services, please visit the Student Services Web Page. 


Benjamin G. Brown School (K-5)
Principal Shawn Maguire
201 Willow Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144
To report that your student will be absent, call 617-629-5620
617-629-5620 (internal extension: 6400)
617-625-4258 (fax)
School Hours
8:10am - 2:35pm
BOKS Program - 7:10-7:50am T, W, TH
Free school breakfast served every morning at 7:30 AM