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Decatur, GA
Students enrolled: 807

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4150 Green Hawk Trl
Decatur, GA 30035

(678) 874-0602
(678) 874-0610
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March 28, 2013
canbylane is a great school but sometimes the kids can be getto there but that is ok the staf is great i love them all

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July 09, 2011
I moved from NY to Ga (due to family issues) with little belief in the Southern public school system. My son is ADHD so I didn't know what to expect from Canby Lane, my neighborhood school. But I was greeted professionally and was pleasantly surprise with the staff helpfulness. He started there in the first and this year will be attending fifth grade. The teachers and staff have became more like friends and family then instructors. I feel any child which is granted the opportunity to attend Canby Lane Elementary School should feel honored. I would like to thank the staff of Canby Lane.....

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September 12, 2009
Canby Lane is a victim of poor leadership and less than professional staff. A sampling of the teachers care but most seem to collect a check. If you are able to send your child to another school, do not hesitate. When the removed the band instruction for the children, they halted scholarship opps and created a void likely to be filled with violence and poor behavior. The deplorable condition of the school and its leadership is indicative of the style and quality of leadership offered by Dekalb's gym teacher Superintendant.

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September 11, 2009
I really love this school and so does my daughter

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December 26, 2008
Canby Lane Elementary is a school in need of dire repair. The school is over crowded, under staffed and parental involvement is almost non-existent. The principal removed the best band teacher in the county which caused a significant number of students to lose interest in music. Possibly their only hope for a future scholarship and discipline. The school is the victim of sub par leadership, poor parental involvement and the lack of support from caring parents. If you are able to send your child to another school, do not hesitate!

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September 19, 2006
Canby Lane is a very good school. Both of my children have attended, my son has since graduated and is now in Middle School. The teachers are highly skilled and every child is encouraged to do their personal best. The principal is a very good leader she knows and cares about each child. The programs that they have on site to help the children are excellent. I really support the school and would definitely recommend this school if you are looking for not only academic excellents but also personal caring about each child from the top Administrators on down to Teachers and Faculty staff.

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September 16, 2006
My child attended this school for several years. The administrative staff is horrible to say the least. The front office personnel is unprofessional. Parent participation is a joke. Anyone can walk in and around the school with little of to no questions asked. I would not recommend this school to any one. Unfortunately, the school system seemingly put all of their money,attention, and effort its theme and magnet schools.

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January 24, 2006
My granddaught has been at Canby Lane for two years. I have visited the school on several ocassion. My concern is the large number of kids in the classroom. The children were sitting on top of each other, which leads to the kids not paying attention and other kid involvement when other kids are trying to learn. I'm concerned about the lack of parent involement as well as the professionalism and experience of the teachers.

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January 11, 2005
Canby Lane is a good school academically, however, the administration needs to more strict when it comes to discipline problems. I believe the teacher morale is lowering because of the lack of administrative support when it comes to disciplinary problems.

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September 29, 2004
Canby Lane Elementary School is an excellent school with an excellent staff. The faculty and administration really care about the welfare and future of children.

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August 26, 2003
Canby Lane is an excellent school. It is an example of how any school can succeed with a devoted, hardworking principal's guidance and motivation. The teachers are dedicated to their profession and strive delligently to help the students to be their best. Canby Lane has the chemistry for success: Great principal + caring teachers + active parents + enthusiastic students = SUCCESS.

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Canby Lane Elementary School
4150 Green Hawk Trl, Decatur, GA  30035
(678) 874-0602
Last modified Canby Lane Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Canby Lane Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top