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Gwinnett County Public Schools

Berkeley Lake Elementary School

Principal: Ashley Coughlin

4300 S. Berkeley Lake Road, Duluth, 30096

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School Highlights

The following school highlights showcase how Berkeley Lake Elementary School is fulfilling Gwinnett County Public School's four strategic priorities of Empathy, Equity, Effectiveness, and Excellence. Visit the School Profile Dashboard to find more detailed data on our school.

  • 100% of Berkeley Lake students participate in Computer Science.
  • Berkeley Lake Elementary School (BLES)  is a "No Place for Hate" school. Students engaged in lessons throughout the year and participated in three schoolwide projects.
  • The BLES Robotics Team was recognized as a state qualifier for the 22-23 school year.
  • BLES partnered with the Gwinnett Master Gardeners and received a grant to expand our pollinator gardens. Students use the gardens to experience authentic learning opportunities that align to our science AKS.
  • Berkeley Lake Elementary experienced a record year for fundraising and purchased a book vending machine for students to access free books through PBIS.
  • During the 22-23 school year, BLES increased their focus on student and staff well-being through the implementation of schoolwide restorative practices, opening our student and staff "Zen Dens", and providing targeted small group support by our school counselors.
  • BLES increased the extracurricular opportunities for students by offering new clubs. Extra-curricular opportunities included: Chorus, Chess Club, Green Team, K-Kids, IT Girls, Reading Club, Club Invention, and Robotics Team.
  • Through community partnerships, BLES received a $10,000 donation from RHP Properties and Adopt-a-Classroom. All of the funds were evenly distributed to every classroom.
  • This year, BLES increased opportunities for family engagement. Family engagement nights included: Curriculum Night, Literacy Night, the Bear Scare Event, STEAM Night, International Night, BINGO Night, and Family Fun Night. Additionally, BLES offered multiple family workshops and classes, including: Annual Title I meeting, Weekly English Classes, SEL/Restorative Practices workshop, Gifted Student workshop, Sixth Grade Transition workshop, Kindergarten Transition workshop, Multilingual Learner family workshop, Title I Planning Meeting, and the family engagement BLES Podcast.
  • Berkeley Lake is a Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) school. PBIS encourages positive behaviors with recognition for students who exhibit appropriate school conduct.

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