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 volunteerism. Garfield is supported by a strong school-shared governance structure that includes Site Council, PTA and many task-specific committees and advisory groups.

2016-17 School Facts

Based on the October 2016 enrollment report, there were 414 students enrolled at Garfield Elementary.

 Race/Ethnicity

   

 Student Demographics         

 
 Hispanic/Latino of any race(s)   
20.3%
     Male students
51.7%
 American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0%    Female students
48.3%
 Asian 8.5%  

 Black/African American
4.8%  

 Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
0.2%    Unexcused Absence Rate
 0.0%
 White 51.4%
 Free & Reduced Price Meals
57.5%
 Two or More Races
13.8%    Special Education
27.9%
   

Teacher Information

  • Number of classroom teachers: 36
  • Average years of teacher experience: 10.6
  • Teachers with at least a Master's Degree: 58.3%
  • 100% of teachers are highly qualified (teachers qualify by holding a bachelor's degree and passing a state test).

 


 

2016-17 District Operating Budget 

 Expenditures

 Cost

 Percentage 

 Teaching  
 $82,300,716  
 70.98% 
 Building Administration
 $7,227,850  6.23%
 Maintenance & Operations    $7,297,943  6.29%
 District Support
 $7,489,580  6.46%
 Transportation
 $3,801,174  3.28%
 Utilities & Insurance  $3,869,588  3.34%
 Food Service
 $2,949,181  2.54%
 Other  $453,018   0.40%
 Added to Reserve  $555,930  0.48%
 Total Expenditures  $115,944,979  100.00%

 Revenue

 Amount

 Percentage 

 State 
 $80,719,856  
  69.62% 
 Local
 $28,120,265  24.25%
 Federal    $6,135,162  5.29%
 Other Sources                          
 $969,697  0.84%
 Total Revenue  $115,944,979  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) or Measurement of Student Progress (MSP)/Science.

 2015-16 3rd Grade SBA​​

 

 2016-17 3rd Grade SBA


 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA
 71.7  60.3  54.3
   70.9  65.3  53.0
 Math     
 61.1  65.5  58.9
   64.4  69.7  58.0

 2015-16 4th Grade SBA

 

 2016-17 4th Grade SBA


 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA
 56.3  66.7  57.0
   61.2  65.7  56.0
 Math     
 64.1  67.7  55.4
   58.0  65.3  55.0

 2015-16 5th Grade SBA

 

 2016-17 5th Grade SBA


 Our School  
 Our District 
 WA State 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 WA State 
 ELA
 85.1  68.0  60.1
   63.9  68.6  59.0
 Math  68.8  61.7  49.2
   52.4  60.6  49.0
 Science 
 77.1  76.4  65.3    65.5  76.9  64.0
  

 

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. 

 2015-16 Reading

 

 2016-17 Reading


 Our School  
 Our District 
 National Norm 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 National Norm 
 Grade 2 
 194  192  189
   190  194  189
 Grade 3
 200  203  199
   202  205  199
 Grade 4
 207  213  206    207  212  206
 Grade 5
 219  218  212    214  219  212

 2015-16 Math

 

 2016-17 Math


 Our School  
 Our District 
 National Norm 
   Our School 
 Our District 
 National Norm 
 Grade 2 
 192  193 192
   193  195 192
 Grade 3
 206  208 203
   203  208 203
 Grade 4
 216  218  214    216  218  214
 Grade 5
 229  226  221    222  227  221
 

 

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.


 

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.