L.P. Brown

Elementary School

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

Summer Office Hours

Our summer office hours are June 26th - 28th from 9-2.  We will be closed until August 21st.  New teacher postcards will be mail out the end of August.  Have a great summer!  

Published: 2017-06-21

Spotlight on Success - June 14, 2017

In this edition of 'Spotlight on Success'; Olympia High AVID students connect virtually with Kenyan tribe, Washington MS teacher Melissa Charette named regional Teacher of the Year, ORLA students explore vital role of the honey bee, Reeves Middle School band performs for college band directors...and much more!

Published: 2017-06-14

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2017-18 school year calendar

We are pleased to announce that the Olympia School District Board of Directors has approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. This calendar includes only district-wide holidays and events.  School-specific events are not included, so be sure to check school websites/calendars for specific school-related events and activities.

Published: 2017-05-03

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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

Free summer lunches at Garfield and Madison Elementary

The Summer Lunch Program is a free nutrition program sponsored by Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation, provided by OSPI and the USDA. Free lunch will be served from noon to 12:30 p.m., weekdays from June 26 – August 18 for children 18 and under. No program on July 4.

Garfield will be a hot lunch site, while Madison will be a cold sack lunch site. No registration is necessary.

Published: 2017-06-07

OSD Math Placement Guidelines

The Olympia School District aims for all students to be successful in math.  Our goal is that each child is placed in the math course that is most appropriate for their learning needs as they move through their middle school and high school years.

Published: 2017-04-01

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Skyward Family Access

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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.