L.P. Brown

Elementary School

2000 26th Ave NW
Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 596-6800
(360) 596-6803 Attendance
(360) 596-6801 Fax

Inclement Weather? Here's Where to Find Emergency Information

It’s getting to be that time of year when weather incidents can change school schedules. Click below to read our “Snow Bulletin” that includes information about how to find out if there’s a schedule change (page 1) AND snow bus routes (page 2).

Published: 2014-11-10

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About Us

L.P. Brown, named after Leland P. Brown, former Olympia teacher, principal and twenty-six year Superintendent of Olympia Schools, is located in the northwest corner of Olympia. It serves approximately 300 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. In addition, special needs children are served in the building’s autism program, and the Infant Toddler Programs.

The school was originally built in 1965. In 1968, additions were made to the school, which included the library and a six-classroom wing expansion. In 1978, the multipurpose building was expanded, increasing the size of the gymnasium. In 1986, a covered playshed structure was constructed. Separate areas for the bus and parent drop-off, a set of new student lavatories and fire sprinklers for the main building were completed in September 1997. The addition of six classrooms in a new wing and a remodeled music room was finished in January 1998, giving L.P. Brown a total of 18 classrooms.

During the school year, L.P. Brown provides space for the YMCA’s before and after-school childcare, and evenings find the building used for sports activities by the YMCA and Olympia Parks and Recreation, as well as school and community meetings.

Published: 2009-09-13

Learn All About Kindergarten Event - Feb. 21

Will you have a kindergartner in the 2015-16 school next year? Come to the “Learn All About Kindergarten” event on Sat., Feb. 21, 10 a.m. at Capital High School. You’ll learn about registration, transportation, before and after school care, optional programs, Skyward and much, much more. Join us there! This event is primarily for adults, but children are welcome. Child care is not provided.


Event:  Learn All About Kindergarten
Date:  Saturday, Feb. 21
Time:  10 – 11:30 a.m.
Location:  Capital High School Commons

Published: 2015-01-13

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State of the Schools

Olympia School District Superintendent Dick Cvitanich recently offered his annual “State of the Schools” report for OSD students, staff, parents and community members. We invite everyone to read this insightful overview of where we’re at as a school district. Here’s to a great 2015!

Published: 2015-01-09

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Safe Schools Alert

Safety is our top priority.  SafeSchools Alert is a reporting system that allows students, staff, and parents to submit concerns to our administration in four different ways; phone, text, email or via the web.  Anyone may easily report on bullying, harassment, alcohol/other drugs, vandalism or safety concerns through the SafeSchools Alert process.  Tips may be submitted anonymously.


If you have questions, contact your school principal or the District Compliance Officer, Jeff Carpenter at (360) 596-8544.

Published: 2015-01-07

Our School Mission

We, the community of L.P. Brown School, work together to create a nurturing, safe and exciting environment where all people are respected, successful and challenged to view learning as a lifelong activity.

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Upcoming Events

  • Friday, January 30
    • End of Quarter 2
    • End of Semester 1
    • Half Day (8-12) - Grading
  • Monday, February 2
    • School Board Meeting
  • Wednesday, February 4
    • One Hour Late Start (EXCEPT Lincoln and Avanti)