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 ​​​​​Welcome to Lake Windward Elementary School


 Life at Lake Windward

  • 1st Grade teachers are ready for the yellow brick road.
  • Family Fun Night at LWE.
  • LWE International Night. Beautiful costumes from China.
  • Tasty food from Israel.
  • Come and see our Russian display.
  • Congratulations to our winning principal!
  • Kindergarten Roundup was a great success.
  • Kindergarten teachers

We are so proud!
Our principal, Mrs. Julie Morris, has been named the NWLC's
Principal of the Year!
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Save the Dates!

Friday, March 23: Relay for Life Hat Day $1

Tuesday, March 27: Kindergarten Publishing Party 8:00-9:00a.m.

Wednesday, March 28: 1st Grade Publishing Party 8:00-9:00a.m.

Friday, March 30: Gator Giving & Spirit Day

April 2-6: Spring Break

April 12-26: Georgia Milestones Testing 


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Congratulations to our Science Olympiad team! They came 3rd in the district out of 32 teams! Awesome students and teachers! They will be moving up to the state competition.

SGC Elections

Vote this week!

Lake Windward ES will be electing representatives to serve on the School Governance Council.  We will be electing parent/guardian positions and teacher positions for our spring election.  Our School Governance Council has a leadership role in the governance of the school. The Council works with the principal in setting the long-term vision and strategy for the school. They are responsible for approving the school's strategic plan and budget recommendations, as well as designing innovative solutions to increase academic achievement and meet the unique needs of our school community.

Elections for the parent/guardian and teacher positions on the School Governance Council will be held March 19th-March 23rd.

Candidate forms may be submitted electronically or by mail (get a copy of the form from the school's front office and follow mailing instructions on the back of the form).

  1. SGC elections video
  2. SGC Candidate forms (for parents and teachers)
  3. SGC candidate guide

Registration Dates for 2018-2019

Wednesday, March 28, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 29, 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Parents may register rising Kindergarten students, and new students to other grades, during these times. Please visit the school to register your students. 

Another Award for LWE!

Greetings Lake Windward ES Families,


Yesterday, I received a letter from the Governor's Office of Student Achievement congratulating our school for receiving Platinum Awards in both Student Achievement and Greatest Gains. This is an amazing accomplishment that very few schools in the state achieve. Out of over 2,000 schools in the state only 55schools got awards in both categories- even fewer getting "Platinum Awards" in both categories.


Julie Morris


Lake Windward ES



Lake Windward earns top CCRPI score for elementary schools!


Dear Parents, 

The Georgia Department of Education released the 2017 College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI) for all schools in Georgia. The CCRPI is the way the Georgia Department of Education measures schools and school districts and gives them a rating on a 100-point scale. Our school's 2017 score is 104.5 which is a 4.1 increase from last year!  We are one of two schools in the Fulton County School System that scored over 100 points due to being awarded exceeding the bar points.  In fact, I am so excited to share that Lake Windward Elementary has the highest score of ALL schools in the entire district!! 

The Georgia Department of Education also released its annual School Climate Star ratings for all schools in Georgia. Our 2017 score is 5 stars which is an increase from last year. School climate refers to the quality and character of school life – the "culture" of a school. School climate ratings are based on survey results as well as discipline and attendance data from the 2016-2017 school year. Each school is rated on a 1-5 scale, with five stars representing an excellent school climate, and one star representing a school climate in need of improvement.  We are so proud to have gone from previously receiving 3 stars to now receiving 5 stars! 

Lake Windward ES is an amazing school where students learn and grow in a supportive and safe environment. In order to achieve outstanding results such as this, it is a collective community effort.  I would like to thank all of our teachers, students and parents for supporting and embracing the work that we do.  I am certainly one proud principal!!


Julie Morris


School Governance Council Strategic Plan

The School Governance Council has been hard at work putting together our Strategic Plan, Request for Flexibility and Seed Fund Grant application.  Please click below to review the documents. 

Strategic Plan Overview
LWE Strategic Plan Narrative
2015-16 RFF Proposal
Seed Fund Initial Application


Digital Citizenship

At Lake Windward we are committed to educating our students about Digital Citizenship. As we move towards Personalized Learning, we are teaching our students how to use the Internet safely, ethically, and responsibly. We use materials from Common Sense Media. Visit their website to see their suggestions for how families and teachers can harness the power of media and technology.

11770 East Fox Court
Alpharetta, GA 30005   View map

Phone: 470-254-7050
Fax: 470-254-7069

Doors open: 7:10 a.m. 
School Hours: 7:40 - 2:20


Current Gator Gazette

Gator Gazette March 19, 2018

11770 E. Fox Court, Alpharetta, GA 30005, Phone: 470-254-7050, Fax: 470-254-7069
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