Glades Day School

400 Gator Blvd,
Belle Glade, FL, 33430-0334
Tel: (561)996-6769
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 Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 436 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 41%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade Glades Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Shepherd S School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Shepherd S School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Shepherd S School (8.3 miles away)
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  • Pahokee The Shepherd S School
    (Church of God)
    1800 Bacom Point Rd
    Pahokee , FL , 33476
    (561)924-9578
    (Church of God)
    8.3  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Clewiston Clewiston Christian School
    (Christian)
    601 Caribbean Ave
    Clewiston , FL , 33440
    (863)983-5388
    (Christian)
    18.1  mi  |  130  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Loxahatchee Family Tree Private School
    Alternative School (Christian)
    17626 94th St N
    Loxahatchee , FL , 33470
    (561)721-3683
    Alternative School (Christian)
    22.7  mi  |  74  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Wellington The Children's House Of Wellington
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    12794 W Forest Hill Blvd 12
    Wellington , FL , 33414
    (561)790-3748
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    25.8  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Indiantown Hope Rural School
    (Roman Catholic)
    15929 Sw 150th St
    Indiantown , FL , 34956
    (772)597-2203
    (Roman Catholic)
    25.8  mi  |  130  students  |  Gr.  K-6

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