Award Year: 2021

Brewton Elementary School

901 Douglas Avenue
Brewton, AL, 36426-1523

(251) 867-8410

Mr. Barry S Wood, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Brewton City School District

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Everybody Learns, Every Day.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 32%
  • White: 63%
  • Hispanic: 3%
  • Native American: 1%
BES students engaged in multi-sensory and STEM based learning.

BES students engaged in multi-sensory and STEM based learning.

Brewton Elementary School (BES), located in Brewton, Alabama, serves approximately 480 learners in grades PreK to 4th. Staffed with talented and compassionate educators that are committed to providing our children with an engaging and thought-provoking experience that meets the rigorous expectations of the community. We take great pride in the development and achievement of our learners as they excel in academics, athletics, and the arts. Student and family engagement is at the heart of our success.

Our learners are empowered to take risks and responsibility in their learning environments with every child having access to engaging activities in art, music, and academic coursework. Our strength lies in the diversity of our student body, academic opportunities, and community partnerships. Our city's garden club assists our children in creating outdoor learning spaces, community grants improve our programs and facilities, and reading volunteers help support our struggling learners.

We are committed to a culture of high expectations that creates meaningful educational experiences in a safe and nurturing environment. Our teachers employ differentiated instruction to ensure our students are engaged and achieving their potential. Our administration encourages the integration of technologies such as adaptive learning programs and STEM initiatives into the classrooms to ensure small group and multi-sensory instruction occur with a caring and highly qualified teacher. Our teachers take initiative in regards to professional development to stay on the cutting edge of new methods in support of student learning. At BES, we embrace the system-wide philosophy of everyone learning, every day.