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Blythewood, SC

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1151 Kelly Mill Rd
Blythewood, SC 29016

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(803) 714-1300
(803) 714-1301
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August 08, 2014
Very supportive professional staff for special needs students. The administration and teachers are there for the students and parents. Great experience!

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May 29, 2014
We love this school. Everyone is so sweet and nice. They put the child first and work with them on each child's own leave. They make ever child feel special. We also love that they have to wear uniforms. Its like going to a private school with out paying for it. They also have amazing lunches. I cant say more about this school. Its amazing

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May 15, 2013
In general a good school but under the new principal the quality of the advertised principles does not seem to be followed strictly anymore. For example the school proclaims to be a uniform school. I have not seen a uniform since 2 years. Infact the school is not a uniform school anymore and the statement is misleading.

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April 29, 2013
Lake Carolina is a great school. treats my children are happy and I love the positive reinforcement they show all children, from Mrs. Lisa 's smile when you walk in the door to the curb workers who open the door in the morning and afternoon. It is a blessing to see smiling teachers and staff. I am informed of everything that happens at the school by newsletters, phone calls and e-mails. My daughter's loves the staff in the cafeteria and enjoy the food. Hat's off to LCE

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April 23, 2013
Great school. Great supportive, hands on staff. I have a child with a learning disability and the whole school has embraced him, and me with the challenges we experience. Other son is always challenged positively to excel and truly loves his teachers. 1st and 3rd grades and second year attending. You won't go wrong choosing LCE.

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April 22, 2013
This school is Amazing. My son is in kindergarten and we could not be happier. I absolutely love his teacher and have had a wonderful experience with everyone who works there.

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October 04, 2012
I am a concerned parent, and strongly involved in my child's education. My child attends this school but I have to add that I encountered some issues with my child's teacher professionalism and requested a change to another class. The principal Berry did not think my child's education was that important to change to a different class. I think the school needs an administrator who cares about the education for their children. The school need a new principal, and the district office needs another executive administrator (Smith) because he did not do anything about the problem either. It is sad that this school does not take the value of education seriously.

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January 27, 2011
this school is the best ever grat staff teachers this school is top 10 in nation it is 2nd in nation

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January 12, 2011
This is by far the best school my children have attended. We move around quite a bit due to my husband's job (this is our 4th elementary school), so I think I can safely say that I know what I'm talking about. The teachers are all caring and supportive, and the administration is amazing.

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October 03, 2009
Those children and teachers who I've had contact with have been outstanding.

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May 11, 2009
Lake Carolina has been wonderful for my children. My oldest had only attended a small christian school at our church through 1st grade, so it was an adjustment for her when we moved here, but I have to say she adjusted very quickly and absolutely loves the school. This year I also have a kindergartener and I have been so impressed with her teacher and what she has learned! Overall, I can say nothing but good things about Lake Carolina.

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September 30, 2008
My three children have attended this school for over 5 years now. I admire and respect the principal and the high expectations she has for both her staff and the children. I cannot say enough about Team LCE's quest for excellence. The ITI lifelong guidelines and lifeskills create a model that can be used by the children for life. Teaching within this model creates an enhanced learning experience. I commend Team LCE for their ability to identify children who are falling behind and help them to get back on track. Two of my own children with learning issues were identified early on by Lake Carolina's team of teachers - in one case even before I knew something was wrong. Team LCE worked diligently to get my children where they needed to be to achieve success. LCE's success is quite evident in the national and state recognitions it has been awarded.

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September 08, 2008
We just moved here from Texas and I thought the school my kids were going to was pretty good. Boy was I wrong. School has started and I can't say enough about the way LCE treats my children. There is positive reinforcement, wind chimes instead of yelling, smiling teachers and staff. LCE is so organized that they took my son's test scores from his gifted program and converted them into computer generated copies so they could be used to qualify him to the Alert program. Yes Richland District 2 went above and beyond for my son. They even called me at home to give be the good news. My children love there teachers and finally love to go to school. I am informed of everything that happens at the school by newsletters, phone calls and e-mails. My daughter says the cafeteria food is better here too.

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February 01, 2008
LCE has been great to my 1st and 3rd grader. It is failing my 5th grader on the other hand. I believe that this school is so focused on making sure their test scores are high, they forget about the child who struggles daily. They do offer tutoring, for those kids whose 'test' score reflect they need it. I am concerned that our system is failing our children and placing too much importance on test scores.

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January 02, 2008
Lake Carolina has been a God send for my children! We entered the school at below level averages in reading and mathemathics, but in the year we've been there, my son and daughter have both jumped multiple levels in a very short period of time. The PTO is incredible, the staff is amazing, I stay well informed on everything going on in the school, the teachers really seem to care about all aspects of my children's lives. I love the school and could live on a soapbox preaching my reasons for doing so! I give this school a 10!

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December 30, 2007
My children have attended Lake Carolina Elementary for almost four years. It is a wonderful school. The principal is really great. She keeps the school running smoothly and cares so much about all of the students. She is always available if parents need to talk about any concerns they may have. Many of the teachers are nationally board certified. They put lots of time into their students and try to work with each child according to their individual abilities. I would absolutely give this school an A++.

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September 28, 2005
My child has been attending LCE for just a few months now.From what I have seen thus far is a wonderful school.The principal is very hands on. My child attended another elemenary shool in district 2,but I didn't see that from the principal.There is alot of parent involvement and they offer many extra curricular activities.The parents as well as the principal and teachers want their kids to do well.

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July 21, 2004
I love this school. Many parents are egaer to create new two years school. I can feel people's challenge sprit in the school everywhere. Principle's leadership is just wonderful. I can relly trust way she does. In 2003, PACT they are No.1 in elementary level in Richland county. I am proud of my kid in the school.

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May 01, 2004
This is an new, and outstanding school. I am very pleased with the teachers and other staff. They all go over and beyond their duty for the students. My child has learned so much! The school is very clean, and always in order and to standard! They also have student activities outside of school that make it very fun for the kids. I always have a sense of peace and comfort dropping my child off at school!

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Lake Carolina Elementary School
1151 Kelly Mill Rd, Blythewood, SC  29016
(803) 714-1300
Last modified Lake Carolina Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Lake Carolina Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top