• About Learning Assistance Program (LAP)

    The Learning Assistance Program (LAP) is Washington's state-funded program (WAC 392-162 and Chapter 28A.165 RCW) that provides additional academic support to eligible students.
     

    Eligible Students
    Eligible students are those achieving below grade level on the state’s assessment, and 11th and 12th grade students at risk of not graduating. Achievement on district assessment of basic skills may also be considered.
     

    LAP funds are available to support programs in grades K-12 in reading, writing, mathematics, and readiness for those subjects.
     

    Accelerated Student Learning Plans are required for LAP-served students. LAP Bulletin 047-08, Special Programs and Federal Accountability, provides examples of Accelerated Student Learning Plans.
     

    Eligible Programs
    LAP funds are available to support programs in grades K-12 in:
     

    *      Reading

    *      Writing

    *      Mathematics

    *      Readiness for Reading, Writing and Mathematics