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Title 1


Lakeland Joint School District 272 does not discriminate or deny services on the basis of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex and/or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district Title IX Officer: 

Lisa Sexton, Assistant Superintendent
P.O. Box 39
Rathdrum, ID 83858


Welcome to John Brown Elementary's website! 
Enjoy your journey of our JBE website as you view our school and visit each staff member and their classroom activities.

Message from Mr. Asher

Dear JBE Student and Parent/Guardian,

Welcome new families and returning friends!  The staff at John Brown Elementary School considers it to be an honor and privilege to be a part of the academic and personal growth of our children.  We are excited about the challenges, opportunities, and successes that we will face and celebrate together throughout the school year!

John Brown Elementary is very fortunate to have an outstanding, nurturing, professional and highly qualified team of educators and support staff.  We are dedicated to help with every academic need of our students and foster the parent partnership in their education.

I request you visit our school often.  At JBE we believe student success is a team effort; parent, family, or community volunteers are encouraged across all grade levels. We strongly encourage you to be here helping and being a part of our learning community.  Please call if you have questions or concerns or visit our school’s informational and creative website.  Emails and text messages will be sent throughout the year to inform parents of JBE activities and celebrations as well as District-wide information.  Together we can assist your child in having a positive, successful, and rewarding educational experience.

I look forward to working with each of you as a partner in your child’s education. 




John D. Asher, Principal

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Steam Information

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John Brown Elementary Safety Information

Please click on the link below regarding JBE's Saftey Policy

JBE Safety Information

Emergency Information


We are working to increase communication with our parents/guardians.  We have created a separate phone line dedicated to providing updated information to our parents/guardians. If you receive a message from the district or school, and are unable to retrieve the voicemail for any reason, call back  208-712-8144 to listen to the notification.  Please save the number into your phone so it is easy accessible and recognizable on your caller ID.  


We will be utilizing our Power Announcement system to send parents information during snow closures, emergency situations, and other updates on a regular basis.  In order for the District to contact you, we must have accurate contact information for you and your student.  If you have changed your email address, phone number, or mailing address recently, please contact your schools as soon as possible with updated information so that we may send you important notices quickly.  Power Announcement has the ability to call your phone, send you text messages, and to email you.  Call the district at 687-0431 if you have any questions.


Thank you for your support, 

Dr. Meyer, Superintendent 

Supply List 2018~2019

Click here for 2018 School Supply List          


Information regarding the Flu

Band Field Trip

6th Grade Band Field Trip and Concert
Wednesday, May 30th
Lakeland Junior High Gym
Field Trip: 9:15 - 11:50 AM LJHS GYM
Concert: 6:30 -7:30 PM LJHS GYM

Monthly Calendar

Reading & Math Connection

Parents & Teachers United ~ PTU

Please join us every Second  Monday at 3:00 in the library. 

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JBE Parent Survey

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