Glades Day School

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.Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS)
Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1965

Student Body

Total Students269 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeGlades Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
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

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.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,
Student Council,

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