Gene W. Brown Elementary

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Welcome to Gene W. Brown Elementary School!

Gene W. Brown Elementary is located in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Built in 1956 as Hendersonville Elementary School, the school began its educational traditions under the leadership of the principal, Mr. Jack Anderson. Today, Gene Brown is home to approximately 450 students and 35 teachers. 

The faculty and staff at Gene Brown Elementary strive to create opportunities for all students to create lifelong memories. Some of the highlights of the 2020-2021 school year include the Bobcat Singers Choir's musical production of At the Bandstand, bimonthly "Wheels in Motion" bike giveaways sponsored by the Hendersonville Rotary Club, drive-thru and virtual family nights, and our many visits from Mr. Bond's Science Guys. 

Students in upper grades at Gene Brown Elementary have numerous opportunities for extra curricular activities. These include the Art Club, Bobcat Singers Choir, National Junior Honor Society, Girls on the Run Club, and Student Council. We also have a talent show every year that students from all grade levels can be a part of. At GBE, we learn about and discuss the 8 Keys of Excellence: Building Character. These 8 keys are, Integrity, Failure Leads to Success, Speak With Good Purpose, This Is It!, Commitment, Ownership, Flexibility, and Balance. Each month, we focus on a specific key and we learn about what it means to show that character trait. 

The teachers and staff members at Gene Brown are involved in numerous learning opportunities around the county in order to provide the best and most current learning environment for our students. 

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about our GBE family! We are looking forward to a wonderful new school year!


 Congratulations to our 2021 Teacher of the Year, Patricia Rodgers!

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Gene Brown Elementary is a collaborative learning environment committed to exemplary student, teacher, and community achievement. 


Gene Brown Elementary facilitates instructional leadership, resource management, and a culture devoted to consistent professional and student learning in order to grow and develop college and career ready scholars.