Briarlake Elementary School

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3590 Lavista Rd

Decatur, GA 30033

(678) 874-2502

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 400

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

23 Parent Reviews for Briarlake Elementary School

Briarlake has not been without its Dekalb County problems but once you get past that and into the classroom. It has been a a great experience for my children. They have excelled and given many opportunites and different experiences. Testing on the very high end of all the state tests.

Posted by a parent on 05/23/14

Wonderful school. Fantastic community and parent involvement. Very active PTA. Teachers willing to listen and offer assistance.

Posted by a parent on 01/11/12

Love our school. This is our 2nd year and I have a 2nd, a 1st and a PreK student. They LOVE going to school! The teachers have been amazing, giving the extra challenges when needed (didn't want my kids to be ahead and therefore bored). And each of them have seemed to genuinely care for my kids! ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/05/11

Briarlake is a great school. We left the area, and have been searching for a comparative school ever since. Great diversity, parent involvement, and a welcoming staff. I really appreciate the schools NO BULLYING stance, that is taken seriously by students and staff.

Posted by a parent on 08/18/10

The small size and parent support is rare and wonderful.

Posted by a parent on 04/24/10

My daughter attended Briarlake and we feel like she received a very good, solid education foundation that prepared her well for her secondary education!

Posted by a parent on 04/16/10

We loved Briarlake & are going back. We chose to leave Briarlake when an opening at a local private school became available *out of fear' of public middle school. Big mistake if you have above average children who need stimulating/engaging/challenging material. The private school was very 1950s academically ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/18/10

Great School: wonderfl caring teachers and excellent parental participation

Posted by a parent on 10/05/09

I've been working in Briarlake for 17 years. If I thought felt uncomfortable or disrepected . . . I wouldn't still be here! The parents, community, and kids are the BEST! We have so much support and the PTA treats our staff with so much love.

Posted by a teacher on 09/18/09

Briarlake Elem School has committed administrators, outstanding teachers, and involved parents who work together to ensure all our students achieve their educational goals!

Posted by a parent on 09/18/09

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Test scores for Briarlake Elementary School

CRCT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Briarlake Elementary School
Dekalb County School District
* In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Decatur schools — Briarlake Elementary School is located at 3590 Lavista Rd, Decatur GA 30033. 3590 Lavista Rd is in the 30033 ZIP code in Decatur, GA The school district for Briarlake Elementary School is the Dekalb County School District. Briarlake Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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