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.


Your liaison is here to help! Learn more by visiting the School-Based Family and Community Liaisons web page.

Brown Teachers on Instagram

District Parent & Guardian Guides

2020-2021 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