Established in 1956, Brigham Elementary School is an educational institution that provides a range of academic and extracurricular programs. It has an enrollment of more than 500 students. The school is governed by McLean County District Unit No. 5, which operates several elementary, middle and high schools. The district serves students in McLean and Woodford counties in Illinois. McLean County District Unit No. 5 operates curriculum, finance, food service, technology, media services and human resources departments. It maintains a staff of more than 1,800 employees. The district offers educational programs that include instruction in English, science, mathematics and social studies. McLean County District Unit No. 5 also provides art, music and physical education programs. It offers various sports activities, including basketball, softball, wrestling, cross-country, soccer, and track and field.