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About This School

Glen Lea Elementary School is a public elementary school in East Highland Park. The principal of Glen Lea Elementary School is Ms. Kimberly D. Lee. 537 students go to Glen Lea Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 80% of the 537 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Glen Lea Elementary School is 18:1. Harold Macon Ratcliffe Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Drawing painting
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 94% 36%
Hispanic 3% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 46%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 6%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 29%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    I am a parent of a child in Kindergarden and a 2nd grader. I have not been happy with this school since my second grader began kindergarden. My youngest was excited about school when the school year began and as the year went on he became less and less excited about school. He is telling me that it is boring and he does not want to go. If your child does not fit inside the box you will have alot of problems. My second grader is having some trouble with math and his teacher just made up every excuse on why she could not give him the extra help he needed. Everything from I have 25 students to 'well we only have a certain amount of time to spend on each subject then we have to move on to get everything in for the SOL's' Do not take you kids here.

  • (5 years ago)

    Glen Lea is a wonderful small school my child has been going thhere since she was in 1st grade and shes now a 4th grader. Her teachers has been great. The whole school staff are very nice people.

  • (8 years ago)

    I am very happy my child is attending Glen Lea Elementary. She has come home with some type of activity to join since school started. I am pleased to know she has an interest in everything offered. She loves her teachers and thinks they are wonderful. So I feel comfortable knowing she too is comfortable at Glen Lea Elementary!

  • (9 years ago)

    I love the schools activities and how well the teacher respond to the children's need. keep up the good work. And hats off to Mrs McQueen

  • (10 years ago)

    My three children have gone to Glen Lea for the last two years. I think its a great school. I've seen how the principal interact with the kids she does a fine job running the school. The teachers are great. My children are in grades K/3/&4. They are honor roll students and enjoy going to Glen Lea.

  • (10 years ago)

    Glen Lea has helped my daughter be very successful ever since she's been there. The staff are friendly and the principal is always on her job. I love that school.

  • (11 years ago)

    I have had the opportunity to serve in different capacities in this school. This school has a wonderful principal and staff. The educators at this school truly care about the children and their success.

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