School Performance Report

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About Our School

Patrick Murphy, Superintendent

Charleen Hayes, PrincipalLP Brown Elementary

LP Brown Elementary School is a distinctive learning community located in the northwest corner of the Olympia School District. Originally built in 1965, LP Brown serves approximately 370 K-5 students. This neighborhood school works to provide a nurturing, safe and exciting learning environment for its students.

Our students come from a mix of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. Special Education services are delivered to about 20% of our students, using a combination of support styles. 

Our Student Support Team and Multi-Disciplinary Teams work with staff to provide ongoing resources for our students’ academic or social/emotional needs. LP Brown is a PBIS school, and has solid structures in place to recognize positive student behavior and to intervene with appropriate strategies to support growing students. LP Brown is committed to the Multi Tiered Systems of Support approach; data drives our decisions through full commitment to Response to Intervention and Professional Learning Communities. 

The LP Brown community is highly involved in the education of every child. Enrichment activities regularly funded through the PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) help staff extend the curriculum for all students. Art, Science, Music and P.E. continue to be targeted enrichment areas for the school year. OSD proudly funds half-time art, and full time Music and PE teachers for LP Brown. The entire LP Brown staff is skilled and takes seriously the challenge of providing meaningful learning opportunities for all students.


2018-19 School Facts

Based on the October 2018 enrollment report, there were 352 students enrolled at L.P. Brown Elementary.



 Student Demographics         

 Hispanic/Latino of any race(s)   
12.5%       Male students
 American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9%     Female students
 Asian 2.0%   

 Black/African American

 Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander

 White 67.9% 
 Free & Reduced Price Meals
 Two or More Races
13.1%     Special Education


Teacher Information

  • Number of classroom teachers: 28
  • Average years of teacher experience: 11
  • Teachers with at least a Master's Degree: 16



2018-19 District Operating Budget 




 Building Administration
 $8,283,536  6.23%
 Maintenance & Operations    $8,576,098  6.45%
 District Support
 $5,410,991  4.07%
 $4,520,169  3.40%
 Utilities & Insurance  $4,317,384  3.25%
 Food Service
 $3,289,648  2.47%
 Other  $64,053  0.05%
 Total Expenditures  $132,955,254  100.00%




 $23,067,573  17.42%
 Federal    $5,346,583  4.04%
 Other Sources                          
 $985,618  0.74%
 Total Revenue  $132,394,180  100%

Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program

Washington students participate in state tests annually in the spring, to assess their progress as well as the progress of our educational system as a whole.

Our state uses the Smarter Balanced assessment system, aligned to Washington's K-12 Learning Standards. The scores below represent the percent of students meeting standard in three core subjects, ELA, Math, and for grades 5, 8 and 11, Science (Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science or WCAS).

 2017-18 3rd Grade SBA​​


 2018-19 3rd Grade SBA

 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA  74.9  70.4  55.5
   61.5  63.9  55.4
 62.5  67.3  57.5    53.8  63.8  58.0

 2017-18 4th Grade SBA


 2018-19 4th Grade SBA

 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 63.8  67.5  57.3
   53.8  68.9  56.9
 62.2  64.6  53.8
   43.4  61.6  54.0

 2017-18 5th Grade SBA


 2018-19 5th Grade SBA

 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 54.8  67.3  59.2
   67.9  68.9  60.4
 Math  41.8  60.4  48.5
   48.1  59.3  48.3
 51.6  66.1  55.1    51.9  62.3  53.2

Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)

MAP is a district assessment that measures a student's developing skills through a series of questions that adapt to the child’s level of learning. Research on MAP indicates the results are highly accurate. The results help teachers measure growth and determine whether a student may need more support or more challenge. These scores represent Spring assessment.

 2017-18 Reading


 2018-19 Reading

 Our School  
 Our District 
 National Norm 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 National Norm 
 Grade 2 
 193  195  189
   186  193  189
 Grade 3
 208  206  199
   201  203  199
 Grade 4
 209  213  206    205  213  206
 Grade 5
 215  219  212    216  218  212

 2017-18 Math


 2018-19 Math

 Our School  
 Our District 
 National Norm 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 National Norm 
 Grade 2 
 205  199 189
   192  197  189
 Grade 3
 211  209 199
   204  205  199
 Grade 4
 216  218 206    214  216  206
 Grade 5
 222  227 212    221  224  212


LP Brown Elementary School Mission Statement

Our collaborative teams teach behavior and academic standards with precision, intervening quickly and effectively so all students can learn at high levels. This ensures students are fully prepared for the next grade level.

Olympia School District Vision

We envision a supportive environment that promotes trust, growth and achievement of the highest standards. We build our capacity for success through leading-edge programs and operations based on continuous improvement. We have 100 percent commitment to quality and excellence in all things.


National Assessment of Educational Progress

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is a survey of grade student achievement in core subject areas. NAEP measures what students across the country know and can do in 10 subject areas, including mathematics, reading, writing, and science. Current state level results may be viewed here.

To learn more about NAEP, visit this page.


For More Information

If you would like more details about student achievement and demographics, visit the OSPI website and select reports by district or school.

If you would like other information about LP Brown Elementary School, please call (360) 596-6800.