- Founded in 1965 by parents, Glades Day School continues to be governed by parents in providing an alternative educational opportunity.
- Based on the traditional neighborhood school, Glades Day stresses high moral values, character and scholastic achievement.
- Our philosophy is to educate each student to the best of our ability in order to prepare him/her for a productive life. We accomplish this by concentrating on the mastery of basic skills in the areas of language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and physical education.
- At Glades Day School, we offer a balance of academic, athletic and extracurricular activities.
- Our graduates have attended and received degrees from some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country, including those in the Ivy League.
- We provide our students the opportunity to develop in a school setting, which in addition to our academic subjects, offers a full range of programs, including computer technology, foreign language and musical arts.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||288 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 33%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||30 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||12 students|
|Number of AP Courses||9 courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
Finances and Admission
|Admissions Director||Bobbi Lou Christmas|
|Total Sports Offered||8 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||8 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art Club, Drama Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Farmers of America, Garden Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Student Council Art Club, Drama Club, Garden Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Future Farmers of America,
National Honor Society,
Spanish Honor Society,
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Belle GladeGrades: PK-11 | 25 students
Po Box 882
Belle Glade, FL 33430
PahokeeGrades: PK-12 | 57 students
1800 Bacom Point Rd
Pahokee, FL 33476
ClewistonGrades: K-9 | 130 students
601 Caribbean Ave
Clewiston, FL 33440
LeeGrades: 1-12 | 68 students
Po Box 775
Lee, FL 32059
LoxahatcheeGrades: 7-11 | 27 students
13529 E Citrus Drive
Loxahatchee, FL 33470