Berkeley Lake Elementary School

Where KIDS Come First

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  • Click here to share your family's culture for our Oct. 14th International Night. This form must be submitted by Sept. 30th.
  • Field Day Volunteer Sign Up. Parents, click here to sign up to help out with Field Days on October 3rd, 4th, or 5th.
  • AKS Review: Parents, click here to give your input on GCPS' Academics, Knowledge, and Skills (AKS) online through Oct. 6.
  • Click here to learn more about GCPS' AKS at Home initiative.
  • Class Directories: Click here if you would like to add your information to the class directories PTO is compiling.
  • GCPS is hiring both cafeteria workers and bus drivers. Click here to learn more.
  • Play to Learn for children ages birth - 5 years. Click here to learn more about this free program for parents and young children.
  • Click here to request a hotspot to borrow for this school year. Only complete one request per family, using the oldest BLES' student information. Hotspot should be returned in May (do not need to be sent back and forth each day.)
  • Podcast: Click here to listen to a helpful and interesting conversation English or Spanish. You can listen to it while you are driving or working it just takes 15 minutes of your time!
  • Click here to learn about COVID surveillance testing for students and staff.
  • Click here to learn about the Georgia After School Program, which is offered at our school.
  • Curious to see if your child has a fine in his/her school account? You can check for fines if you have a MyPaymentsPlus account. Click here to see how.
  • If you need to withdraw a student who will not be at BLES any longer, click here to see the steps you must complete to receive withdraw papers to share with the new school he/she will be attending.
  • Have you checked out our school's The Plan/The Promise document? Click here to read it now in English and Spanish.
  • Our Counselors Are Here to Help: Our Care Team and the BLES Counselors are here to help families with non-perishable food items and school supplies. If you would like to access our food pantry or need supplies at home to support on-line learning (paper, pencils, etc.), please contract your child's school counselor. Laura Marantz (1,3,5) and Lyndsay Murphy (PreK, K,2,4)

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  • School Hours for Students 
    8:10am - 2:45pm
    (Students may arrive as early as 7:45)


  • Our Parent Center is open each day from 7:30 - 3:30. It is located across from the front office. For Parent Center Support, please call Mrs. Sandra Orci, Parent Liaison, at (678) 291-4232.

  • Principal
    Dr. Lesley Pendleton

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  • Right to Know:

    Parents have the right to request information and the degree and qualifications of their child's teacher(s) and paraprofessical(s) if applicable. Please refer to the GCPS Student-Parent Handbook or contact your school's principal for more information.