Glades Day School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1965
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students252 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Glades Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
2%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
Advanced CoursesAP American Government, AP Human Geography, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,700
Tuition NotesTuition varies with grade level
Admissions DirectorBobbi Lou Christmas

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFootball,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Drama Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Future Farmers of America, Garden Club, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Student Council
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    (561) 852-1410
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  • Fort Lauderdale
    Grades: K-12 | 2161 students
    47 miles
    150 S. Pine Island Road
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33324
    (866) 306-0247
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    2161
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    49.8 miles
    3375 SW 75 Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
    (954) 262-4506
    49.8 PK-12
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    Grades: PK-12 | 1726 students
    47.6 miles
    1501 Ne 62nd St
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
    (954) 492-4135
    47.6 PK-12
    1726
  • Fort Lauderdale
    Grades: 6-12 | 450 students
    41.3 miles
    2585 Glades Circle
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33327
    (954) 389-2454
    41.3 6-12
    450

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