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School Profile


Address: 1546 SE 169th Pl, Portland, OR 97233

Phone: 503-762-3203


Principal: Leslie Van Kleek

Grades:  K-5 

Mascot: Lions


Vision: Patrick Lynch Elementary supports the growth of the whole child through an integrated curriculum. Students gain a love of learning through differentiated, engaging, and relevant learning experiences which reflect students’ needs. As an inclusive diverse community, we provide a respectful, positive, and welcoming environment where all students are guided to meet their potential.

Mission: We inspire all students to be academically and socially successful within a caring community.

Basic Comprehensive Achievement Plan (CAP) Goals

All staff have the skills & supports to deliver effective instruction that is relevant and responsive for all studentsIntegrated teaming is supported by professional development, coaching and data in order to tier supports and interventions for students

Stakeholders generate shared definitions and agreement upon common metrics regarding healthy school culture and climate.  Ensure safe and secure facilities that support teaching and learningPartnerships support core programming and processes to increase access and supports for all students


Academic School Day Program

Music, PE, gardening classes with Growing Gardens, Social-Emotional learning, 

Title I (K-5), Outdoor School (grade 6)

School-wide Enrichment Programs: 

Schools Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN), Gardening, Recycling, and Origami Clubs, Rainbow Club 

Standard District Services/Programs: 

English Language Development (ELD), Special Education

Parent/Family Partnership Opportunities: Booster Club

2020 Bond Project Improvements at Patrick Lynch Elementary:

New, dedicated 7,000 square foot gymnasium facilityDrainage improvementsSafety and security updates (security vestibule, fire alarm, intercom, cameras, intrusion alarms, IT infrastructure

New lighting throughout the schoolFloor tile removal and polishing of concrete floors in corridors and the cafeteriaExpanded playground equipmentExtensive roof repairsMechanical improvements