Palm Lake Elementary School

Coordinates: 28°29′01″N 81°29′39″W / 28.483722°N 81.494195°W / 28.483722; -81.494195

Palm Lake Elementary School
Motto "Home of the Bobcats"
Established 1988
Type Public
Principal Mr. Danny Axtell
Students 664
Location 8000 Pin Oak Drive Orlando, Florida, United States
Colors Blue & Yellow
Mascot 'Billy' Bobcat
Website http://www.palmlake.ocps.net/

Palm Lake Elementary School is an elementary school located in Orlando, Florida on 8000 Pin Oak Drive. It is listed under the Orange County Public Schools system. It enrolls students grade K-5 and has been rated an A school for fourteen years; it was awarded the Blue Ribbon Award under the Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Daniel Axtell is the current principal and was preceded by Carol M. Dorsey and Mr. Shear. Almost all students enrolled in the school are transferred to Chain of Lakes Middle School after grade 5.[1] [2]

The mission of Palm Lake Elementary is to provide an educational progress in a positive, child centered learning environment appropriate to the needs of their students. Together, the staff, parents, and community aspire to enrich the lives of our students by maximizing their potential through a strong academic foundation and a love of learning.[3]

The school has a very active PTA (Parent Teacher Association) that carries out various school projects. Their current president of their PTA is Anne Jensen. Palm Lake Elementary PTA Mission is to be a powerful voice for all children, a relevant source for families and communities, and a strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child.

Additionally, Palm Lake has a very active Community Outreach program, Kids Who Care, with School Counselor, Mrs. Linda Martin, and Parent, Cynthia Cardenas Schweitzer as the main contacts for activities that help the entire school, the Orlando community, the Nkomo Primary School in South Africa (the sister school of Palm Lake) with the help of students, parents, teachers, and community members. [4]


References

External links

  • School Website [1]
  • Map of School [2]


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