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William Wells Brown Elementary, which replaced Johnson Elementary and Russell Elementary, is a joint project between Fayette County Public Schools and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. In addition to being a top-notch school, our $15 million facility includes a community center complete with a full-size gymnasium, a multipurpose room, and a kitchen classroom for adult education programs. We also house a Healthy Kids Clinic, which provides many services for students during the school day.

Our Mission

We, The Promise Academy at William Wells Brown, are a caring, committed community with high expectations, accountability, growth mindset and positivity empowering confident learners and leaders of tomorrow in an evolving global society.

Our Vision

As leaders of today, will achieve excellence and uplift the community through “OUR PROMISE” to build resilient scholars and create leaders of tomorrow.