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.

2017-18 School Facts

Based on the October 2017 enrollment report, there were 385 students enrolled at Garfield Elementary.

 Race/Ethnicity

   

 Student Demographics         

 
 Hispanic/Latino of any race(s)   
18.7%      Male students
53.2%
 American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8%  Female students
46.8%
 Asian 10.1%  

 Black/African American
5.5%  

 Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
0.3%    
 
 White 51.2%
 Free & Reduced Price Meals
53.5%
 Two or More Races
13.5%  Special Education
30.8%
   

Teacher Information

  • Number of classroom teachers: 29
  • Average years of teacher experience: 11.3
  • Teachers with at least a Master's Degree: 48.3%

 


 

2017-18 District Operating Budget 

 Expenditures

 Cost

 Percentage 

 Teaching  
 $91,517,285
 73.20% 
 Building Administration
 $7,637,978  6.11%
 Maintenance & Operations    $7,499,474  6.00%
 District Support
 $5,468,904  4.37%
 Transportation
 $4,146,011  3.32%
 Utilities & Insurance  $3,768,454  3.01%
 Food Service
 $2,971,241  2.38%
 Other  $503,646  0.40%
 Added to Reserve (restricted & unrestricted)  $1,507,209  1.21%
 Total Expenditures  $125,020,201  100.00%
 

 Revenue

 Amount

 Percentage 

 State 
 $89,266,775
 71.40% 
 Local
 $29,792,066  23.83%
 Federal    $5,185,039  4.15%
 Other Sources                          
 $776,321  0.62%
 Total Revenue  $125,020,201  100.00%
   



Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program

Students in grades 3-5 are required to take an annual state assessment. The scores represent the percent of students meeting standard on the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA)/ELA/Math or Washington Comprehensive Assessment of Science (WCAS)/Science. The 2016-17 testing for science was the Measurement of Student Progress (MSP). The WCAS test was administered for the first time in spring 2018. 

 2016-17 3rd Grade SBA​​

 

 2017-18 3rd Grade SBA


 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA
 70.9  65.3  53.0  70.9  70.4  55.5
 Math     
 64.4  69.7  58.0  59.6  67.3  57.5

 2016-17 4th Grade SBA

 

 2017-18 4th Grade SBA


 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA
 61.2  65.7  56.0  58.3  67.5  57.3
 Math     
 58.0  65.3  55.0  59.9  64.6  53.8

 2016-17 5th Grade SBA

 

 2017-18 5th Grade SBA


 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA
 63.9  68.6  59.0  67.2  67.3  59.2
 Math  52.4  60.6  49.0  46.0  60.4  48.5
 Science 
 65.5  76.9  64.0  65.3  66.1  55.1
  
 

Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)

Students in grades 2-5 take an annual district assessment. The scores shown are an average score for each grade. The scores measure growth from grade to grade. 

 2016-17 Reading

 

 2017-18 Reading


 Our School  
 Our District 
 National Norm 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 National Norm 
 Grade 2 
 190  194  189
   188  195  189
 Grade 3
 202  205  199
   200  206  199
 Grade 4
 207  212  206    207  213  206
 Grade 5
 214  219  212    215  219  212

 2016-17 Math

 

 2017-18 Math


 Our School  
 Our District 
 National Norm 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 National Norm 
 Grade 2 
 193  195  189
   190  199  189
 Grade 3
 203  208  199
   207  209  199
 Grade 4
 216  218  206    213  218  206
 Grade 5
 222  227  212    223  227  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 the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America's students know and can do in various subject areas. Assessments are conducted periodically in mathematicsreadingsciencewritingthe artscivicseconomicsgeographyU.S. history, and in Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL).

In 2017, NAEP began administering 
digitally based assessments (DBA) for mathematics, reading, and writing, with additional subjects to be added in 2018 and 2019.

For Washington State NAEP results please visit this link.

 

 


 

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.