Berkeley Lake Elementary School

Where KIDS Come First

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  • Next Berkeley Lake Principal. Parents, click here to learn how you can give your input on the next principal of BLES.
  • The GCPS Relay for Life Car Show is coming up again this April. Click here to learn more about the event.
  • We are asking all families to complete the EES, Educator Effectiveness Survey between Feb. 28 - March 10. To learn more about this survey, click here.
  • Podcast: In this latest podcast, we are talking about the SRO (School Resource Officer) program in GCPS, how they help students and support families and some safety regulations. Click here to listen now in English or Spanish.
  • 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.)
  • 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.

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


  • Principal
    Dr. Lesley Pendleton
    Our principal, Dr. Lesley Pendleton

  • 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.

  • 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.