It is our goal to see that each child in our care masters the skills, habits, attitudes, and knowledge necessary to become a lifelong learner and contributing member of society. We recognize that our school is part of our larger community and we welcome an active and collaborative partnership with our families and the community to achieve our goals.
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Brownsville Elementary school serves 695 students in grades pre-k through fifth. Brownsville is located in the Crozet area of Albemarle County, 17 miles west of Charlottesville. The school opened in September 1966, and currently has a faculty and staff of 112 members. Brownsville participates in the Head Start Preschool program to build and foster learning in young children. Our instructional program includes language arts, math, science, social studies, physical education, art music, technology and school counseling. Services are also provided in special education, English for Speakers of Other Languages, and gifted instruction. A new addition to the school opened in August of 2009, increasing Brownsville's capacity to nearly 715 students. The addition includes a gymnasium, classrooms, an expanded cafeteria and an outside courtyard. The current building was renovated to improve learning spaces throughout our building. Grade levels are organized around the central theme of geographic regions of Virginia, making our building itself a learning tool and visual experience.
To learn more about Brownsville Elementary School and its history, refer to the school fact sheet.