Berkeley Lake Elementary School, BLES, which opened in 1983, has a student population (08/11) of approximately 1,131. The staff totals 138.
BLES is a Kindergarten through 5th grade elementary school. BLES is a member of the Duluth Cluster. All students attending BLES will attend Duluth Middle School and Duluth High School. The Cluster Concept has wide appeal to both parents and students who can look forward to remaining in the same cluster throughout their school career.
To provide learning experiences in a secure and stimulating environment where every child can develop to his/her fullest potential academically, socially, and emotionally.
BLES is a positive safe, nurturing environment that fosters respect among all students, teachers, parents and community members while forwarding world-class achievement that successfully maximizes each student’s individual potential through engaging instruction.
Mascot - Berkeley Bear
School Color - Purple
School Motto - Where Kids Come First
School Song - written by the 1993 5th graders in celebration of Berkeley Lake's 10th birthday:
On the threshold of dear Berkeley,
We the students stand,
Working through our goals together,
Always hand in hand.
Loyal ever this we promise
Always will be true.
Cheers to you, our own fair school
Berkeley we love you!
Schoo Office: 770 446-0947
Address: 4300 South Berkeley Lake Road, Duluth, Georgia 30096