Laurel Ridge Elementary School

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1215 Balsam Dr

Decatur, GA 30033

(678) 874-6902

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 430

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Laurel Ridge Elementary School

The school and teachers do a great job teaching the core curriculum. The computer access has significantly improved the last couple of years, and Dr. Lyman does a great job teaching the kids music. If the school were given a certain amount of support, I would like to see them be able to introduce ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/26/15

Laurel Ridge is a great school... The principle Ms Kyle is very involved in trying to make this a GREAT school. The teachers are all very approachable and responsive. I personally LOVE the small size of our school and the love and caring that my child receives...

Posted by a parent on 09/15/13

I left Laurel Ridge E.S. in 1965, yes....1965!!! Grades 1-7th. 8th grade was at Druid Hills H.S. Harold O'Quinn was the principal of Laurel Ridge when I went there. Shetland Drive was all woods and we would walk home. I don't expect kids walk like we did. Everyone from Willivee around to the homes ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/17/11

I love this school!! My son has learned so much. This school really cares for the students and encourages parents to be involved in the school. I couldn't ask for my child to be at a better school than this one!!

Posted by a parent on 06/25/10

Amazing school. We were at Cliff Valley for 5 years and this school leaves us surprised at how well rounded a public school can be. My daughter is receiving a real education and we couldn't be happier.

Posted by a parent on 04/01/10

I like the teachers because they are nice and friendly. However, this year there is a new intern who troubles me. She never smile and always looks angry. She makes me feel uncomfortable

Posted by a parent on 11/12/09

I like all the teachers!!

Posted by a other on 10/03/09

We love this school. It is wonderful to walk around the school and see all the kids learning and enjoying their school. Our kids are well prepared for the next step. LRE has families representing many countries around the world and we also have children requiring wheelchairs and other medical needs. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/25/09

My daughter started K in ms.breland's class at Laurel Ridge.I could not be happier. The teachers and staff are magnificent and Savannah has learned do much. We love it!

Posted by a parent on 11/28/07

I love this school. We transferred from a private school and I am amazed at the quality of education, the caring staff and involved parents.

Posted by a parent on 11/27/07

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Test scores for Laurel Ridge Elementary School

CRCT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Laurel Ridge 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 — Laurel Ridge Elementary School is located at 1215 Balsam Dr, Decatur GA 30033. 1215 Balsam Dr is in the 30033 ZIP code in Decatur, GA The school district for Laurel Ridge Elementary School is the Dekalb County School District. Laurel Ridge Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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