Welcome to

South Lake ES

News & Announcements

School Mission: The mission of our South Lake community is to provide a high-quality education that honors diversity. We will create a nurturing and enriching environment that enables children to be responsible for their academic and social growth.

School Vision: Education is the fundamental right of every child. All children will receive the respect, encouragement, and opportunities they need to build the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be successful, lifelong learners as members of our global society.

Please click here to view the 2023-2024 School Goals

Please click here to view the 2023-2024 School Improvement Snapshot

Parents|Guardians: Please complete this survey if your child(ren) needs a Chromebook during virtual learning days: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDNdqO31soXKLffjcEzgVQ9C2Z2koPm6ifKm7-K77e44ZhAg/viewform . Contact the main office with additional questions

Padres|Tutores: Complete esta encuesta si su(s) hijo(s) necesitan un Chromebook durante los días de aprendizaje virtual: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDNdqO31soXKLffjcEzgVQ9C2Z2koPm6ifKm7-K77e44ZhAg/viewform. Comuníquese con la oficina principal si tiene preguntas adicionales.

See this page for additional information.

Dear Fifth Grade Families
We hope this message finds you well.
This coming Friday, March 1st, 2024, our school is set to conduct the Maryland School Student Survey. Despite it being a half-day, we urge you to emphasize the importance of your child's participation in this survey.
The survey itself will take roughly an hour and is scheduled to commence in the morning. For more detailed information regarding the Maryland School Survey, we encourage you to visit their official website at https://marylandpublicschools.org/about/Pages/DCAA/DataCollections/MarylandSchoolSurvey.aspx
To ensure that all students have the opportunity to complete the survey, it is crucial that they arrive at school promptly. As a token of appreciation for their participation, we will be treating them to a Sweet Treat!
Should you have any inquiries or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Your support and cooperation in this matter are greatly appreciated.
With Love,
The Fifth-Grade Team 
Estimadas familias de quinto grado:
Esperamos que se encuentren bien.
El próximo viernes 1 de marzo de 2024, nuestra escuela llevará a cabo la Encuesta Escolar de Maryland. A pesar de ser un día de media jornada, quisiéramos enfatizar la importancia de la participación de su hijo/a en esta encuesta.
La encuesta en sí durará aproximadamente una hora y comenzará por la mañana. Para obtener información más detallada sobre la Encuesta Escolar de Maryland, le recomendamos que visite su sitio web oficial aquí: https://marylandpublicschools.org/about/Pages/DCAA/DataCollections/MarylandSchoolSurvey.aspx
Para garantizar que todos los estudiantes tengan la oportunidad de completar la encuesta, es fundamental que lleguen a la escuela puntualmente. ¡Como muestra de agradecimiento por su participación, les ofreceremos un regalo dulce!
Si tiene alguna consulta o inquietud, no dude en comunicarse con nosotros. Se agradece enormemente su apoyo y cooperación en este asunto.
El equipo de quinto grado

Our students have beautiful artwork displayed at the Gaithersburg library. Please feel free to visit and check it out!

Address: 18330 Montgomery Village Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Dear Parents/Guardians:
During the December 5, 2023, Board of Education (Board) business meeting, the Board adopted the 2024–2025 School Year calendar. The calendar is responsive to community input, offers limited instructional disruptions, and maintains 182 days of instruction. 
Mark your calendar for the first day of school next year. Please use the links provided to access the 2024–2025 School Year calendars. 

Please click below to view our NEW community calendar // Haga clic a continuación para ver nuestro NUEVO calendario comunitario: 

SLES Community Calendar

English Handout

Spanish Handout


Parent Letter


Parent Guide to Student Registration (English)

Guía para Padres Sobre la Inscripción de Estudiantes (Spanish)

South Lake Anti-Racist Audit Parent Letter PDF

Course List English

Course List Spanish

Course List French

Registration Form

Click here for the November Principal's Newsletter to Parents in English.

Click here for the November Principal's Newsletter to Parents in Spanish.

Click here to check out parent workshops run through the Virtual Academy.

  • Temple Beth Ami donates over 200 backpacks!