School Performance Report

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About Our School

Patrick Murphy, Superintendent

Garfield Elementary School

Brendon Chertok, Principal

The Garfield Elementary School community strives to create an environment which promotes high levels of student academic and social/emotional development, respects and encourages diversity and seeks to extend learning opportunities for students that broaden the traditional school day.

Garfield is proud of its reputation for promoting high levels of student, family and community volunteering. Garfield is supported by a strong school-shared governance structure that includes Site Council, PTA and many task-specific committees and advisory groups.

2019-20 School Facts

Based on the October 2018 enrollment report, there were 392 students enrolled at Garfield Elementary.

 Race/Ethnicity

   

 Student Demographics         

 
 Hispanic/Latino of any race(s)   
21.9%       Male students
52.3% 
 American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5%  Female students
47.7% 
 Asian 12.5%  

 Black/African American
3.8%  

 Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
0.3%    
 
 White 44.9%
 Free & Reduced Price Meals
66.1% 
 Two or More Races
15.1%  Special Education
26.5%
   

Teacher Information

  • Number of classroom teachers: 34
  • Average years of teacher experience: 11.8
  • Teachers with at least a Master's Degree: 55.9%

 


 

2019-20 District Operating Budget 

 Expenditures

 Cost

 Percentage 

 Teaching  
 $107,514,475
 75.89% 
 Building Administration
 $8,121,338  5.73%
 Maintenance & Operations    $8,081,063  5.70%
 District Support
 $5,986,162  4.23%
 Transportation
 $4,688,829  3.31%
 Utilities & Insurance  $3,974,939  2.81%
 Food Service
 $3,235,263  2.28%
 Other  $63,552  0.04%
 Total Expenditures  $141,665,622  100.00%
 

 Revenue

 Amount

 Percentage 

 State 
 $114,181,341
 79.27%
 Local
 $22,596,574  15.69%
 Federal    $6,702,992  4.65%
 Other Sources                          
 $552,291  0.38%
 Total Revenue  $144,033,198  100%
 



Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program

(Due to early school facility closure and the suspension of end of year testing, 2019-2020 assessment data is not available. The data below shows the most recent testing data for 2018-2019.)

 

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).

 2018-19 3rd Grade SBA

 

 2019-20 3rd Grade SBA (Not available)


 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA  40.0  63.9  55.4
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 Math     
 45.0  63.8  58.0    ---  ---  ---

 2018-19 4th Grade SBA

 

 2019-20 4th Grade SBA (Not available)


 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA
 43.8  68.9  56.9
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 Math     
 51.6  61.6  54.0
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 2018-19 5th Grade SBA

 

 2019-20 5th Grade SBA (Not available)


 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA
 58.5  68.9  60.4
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 Math  41.5  59.3  48.3
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 Science 
 46.2  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.

 2018-19 Reading

 

 2019-20 Reading (Not available)


 Our School  
 Our District 
 National Norm 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 National Norm 
 Grade 2 
 ---  193  189
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 Grade 3
 198  203  199
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 Grade 4
 207  213  206    ---  ---  ---
 Grade 5
 213  218  212    ---  ---  ---

 2018-19 Math

 

 2019-20 Math (Not available)


 Our School  
 Our District 
 National Norm 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 National Norm 
 Grade 2 
 ---  197 189
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 Grade 3
 202  205 199
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 Grade 4
 215  216 206    ---  ---  ---
 Grade 5
 221  224 212    ---  ---  ---
 

 

Garfield Elementary School Mission Statement

It is the mission of Garfield Elementary to create an environment which promotes critical thinking, respects diversity, strives to integrate understanding and invites participation by students, staff, families and community members.

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 Garfield Elementary School, please call (360) 596-6900.