Brownsville Elementary School
Brownsville Elementary School is an public elementary school that serves western Albemarle County and Crozet, providing pre-K through 5th grade. The school is part of the western feeder pattern. Brownsville opened in September 1966 and as of 2012, the school enrolls 653 students and employs 85 faculty and staff members.
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Renovations and additions
In 2009 Albemarle County invested in the school, expanding the cafeteria, building a new gymnasium, and creating 12 new classrooms. The construction also increased the school's energy efficiency rating. As a result, the school became the first in Virginia to be certified under the U.S. Green Building Coouncil's "LEED for Schools" program.
The following table lists all individuals who have served as principal.
|2016 - present||Jason Crutchfield|
|2010 - 2015||India Haun|
|2003 - 2010||Jo Vining|
|1995 - 2003||John Cruickshank|
|1985 - 1995||Anne Norford|
|1966 - 1985||Harry Kent|
Brownsville Elementary is located at 5870 Rockfish Gap Turnpike.
- Web. Brownsville Elementary School profile, Albemarle County Public Schools, retrieved May 30, 2012.
- Web. Brownsville Elementary addition gets LEED distinction, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, retrieved December 28, 2010.
- Web. School Board Appoints New Principal for Brownsville Elementary School, Press Release, NBC., April 15, 2016, retrieved April 18, 2016.
- Web. After Albemarle student is struck by vehicle, parent pushes for safe school crossings, Tyler Hammel, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, March 30, 2018, retrieved April 9, 2018.