Berkeley Lake Elementary School

Where KIDS Come First

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  • Click here to learn about COVID surveillance testing for students and staff.
  • Click here to read a GCPS beginning of year newsletter.
  • Free and Reduced Lunches for the upcoming school year: Due to the expiration of USDA Covid-19 waivers, students will now be charged for meals based on their individual eligibility for SY2022-2023.​​ The online Free and Reduced Priced Meal Application is available now. Click here to access the link.
  • If you will have a kindergartener, please click here to learn about KG registration and more.
  • 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 but do not need to be sent back and forth.
  • Click here to learn about the Georgia After School Program, which is offered at our school.
  • 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!
  • 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.