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  Mission Statement  

The mission of Brazier Elementary School is to develop responsible students empowered to interpret, apply, and communicate information learned in a logical manner.  Students will have a vision for improving society for themselves and others as they become lifelong learners.  It is our belief that this can be accomplished by providing a secure and motivating environment for learning with an up-to-date, researched-based curriculum delivered by a highly qualified faculty who is committed to academic excellence.

  About The School  

Professor William Henry Brazier

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May 15, 1870 - December 13, 1941

William Henry Brazier was born in Montevallo, Alabama, March 15, 1870, and came to Mobile, Alabama as a child with his parents, Reverend Jesse Brazier, who became the pastor of the Bethel A. M. E. Church.  His mother's name was Rachel.  William Brazier received his education at the Broad Street Academy.  After graduation, Brazier was awarded a teaching position at his alma mater before becoming the principal of the Davis Avenue School three years later in 1894.  He became principal of the Augusta Street School in 1908.  The Augusta Street School was renamed in honor of William Hooper Council in 1910 and Brazier continued to serve as principal for over thirty years.  William Brazier became an associate of the Johnson-Allen Undertaking Company and the Press Publishing Company in the 1920's.  He was superintendent of Bethel A. M. E. S. S., grand record keeper, and Seals of the Knights of Pythias.

William Brazier married Mobilian, Ella Virginia Johnson, the daughter of Albert and Ellen Johnson on August 23, 1899, they had one daughter, Alberta, who became a teacher in the Mobile County Public School System.  Their daughter Alberta never married and had no children.  Mrs. Brazier was very active in social and community activities in the City of Mobile.  She died March 5, 1932.

Professor Brazier, as he was affectionately known, died December 13, 1941, and is buried in the Magnolia Cemetery.  A newly built school in the Trinity Gardens' area was named in honor of William Henry brazier in 1964 in recognition of his many years of services as a teacher and principal with the Mobile County Public School System.


School Pledge

As a Brazier Elementary School student, I take responsibility for my choices by attending school regularly and on time, doing my best work, and modeling a positive example for other students.

Today I will be a self-starter and extend to each person, all the care, kindness, understanding, and love I can muster.  Today will be the best day of my life.


MOTTO

"Together We Transform Lives"


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