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School leader:  Kathleen Seward
201 Willow Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144

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Submitted by a community member · March 01, 2014
It's a great school with no problems with bullying. The downside are that there is no gym or Caffiteria, and the food tastes awful. It is a great community though. With only about 300 students, everybody knows eachother.

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Submitted by a parent · May 16, 2011
The Brown School is an old building, so parents who choose it do so for the academics and the sense of community, not for a fancy gym (there is none; the library fills in during bad weather) or other external factors. Parents are a mixture of... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 14, 2011
Facilities looks worse than what they really are, specially from outside the school. Kids have a (not too fancy) patio where they play, and a large library/gym room inside for when it's too cold out. They have had recess in the past two month;... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 01, 2011
Great feeling to this school despite horrible facilities. Kids are happy here but did not have an outside recess for 2 months because the only small playing area is used as a parking lot. Academically is good due to some fantastic teachers but... more

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Last modified: June 2, 2016
Last modified Benjamin G. Brown School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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