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Idlewild Elementary School 2018-19

Sheri Warrick
10806 Idlewild Road SW, Lakewood WA 98498-5613
253-583-5290 • Fax: 253-583-5298

Our Mission

Idlewild's mission is to create inquiring, knowledgeable, compassionate, principled, and action oriented students who help create a better world. By providing a rigorous program of inquiry based on transdisciplinary themes, our students will become internationally minded citizens prepared for the 21st century.

Our Vision

Idlewild is a safe and collaborative learning community where students engage in a rigorous program of inquiry. Our vision is to develop internationally-minded citizens who will create a better world.

Washington Report Cards Available

Washington State report cards provide school data at the state, school district and school building level. The report cards may be downloaded from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction website here or by contacting the school at the number listed above.

District Mission

The mission of Clover Park School District is to ensure each child learns what he or she needs to know to succeed and contribute to the community.

Parent and Community Involvement

Parent and community engagement is key to student success. All parents, family and community members are invited to be involved in our school. We offer a variety of ways for interested individuals to support our students. Some examples include joining our parent organization, volunteer tutoring, chaperoning field trips, serving as a site council member and helping with school special events. Please contact us at the above number to learn more about getting involved with our school.

School Improvement Plan

Goal #1: Idlewild staff will implement Tier 1 best practice strategies for all students. Within Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) process, analyze, discuss and utilize individual student data to monitor each student’s proficiency in every Essential Standard, inform each teacher’s individual and collective practice and respond to students who need additional time and support. Teachers implement district-approved curriculum focusing on Essential Standards as aligned in district curriculum guides.

Goal #2:  Idlewild staff members are committed to increasing family engagement. Create two-way conversations between schools and families about how to best support student learning at home and at school.

Goal #3: Idlewild will create, adopt and implement a CPSD Multi-Tiered System of support for behavioral and academic interventions.

Facility Use

Our school is used throughout the school year during non-school hours by parents, community organizations and recreation groups. A facility use application is required for use of our facility and can be obtained by calling 253-583-7354. The general condition of our school is rated as poor per the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction scoring guidelines.


2018-19 Clover Park School District Budget

Regular Instruction – $117,061,990
Special Education – $32,876,739
Vocational Education – $5,439,545
Compensatory Education – $21,088,460
Other Instructional Programs – $1,368,238
Community Services – $591,611
Student Services – $29,165,945
Student Nutrition – $7,095,815
Transportation – $7,040,145
Total Budget – $221,728,488