students playing band instruments


Kindergarten – 5th grade classrooms.

School Administration

Learning Opportunities at the Brown

The Brown offers a small school family atmosphere with a strong emphasis on preparing students to excel academically and personally, providing them with the tools to become productive and positive members of society. Learn more.

School report card

The Brown School regularly reports demographic and student progress data to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). This data is used to develop the annual No Child Left Behind progress report card for the Brown School. The 2023 Brown School report card is available on the DESE website.

Benjamin G. Brown School (K–5)
Principal Christopher Ames
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: 7:10–7:50 a.m. T, W, TH
Free school breakfast served every morning at 7:30 AM