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Education is not the filling of a bucket but the lighting of a fire."   ~ W.B. Yeats


Glades Day School is a fully accredited, independent day school located on a spacious 30-acre campus nestled in the heart of the Palm Beach County's agricultural community, Belle Glade.  Glades Day School offers a unique, small-school experience that highlights academic excellence, athletic leadership and extracurricular participation.  Students are educated in a safe, nurturing and challenging environment by caring, devoted teachers.  We welcome you to contact us to schedule a campus visit.

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    50th Year Anniversary

    This year commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Glades Day School.  To celebrate this incredible milestone, we have several events planned throughout the year: 50th First Day of School on August 13th, 50 Years of Memories and the Dedication of our Library Media Center to Sara Rionda and Rebeca Rionda on August 17th, Homecoming on November 6th and Spring Gala on March 5th.  If you would like further information about these events, contact Amy Prescott Wilkins at awilkins@g...

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  • Cameron Whalen

    GDS Student Attends Science and Technology Congress in Boston

    Cameron Whalen, a sophomore, was recently nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science & Technology Leaders in Boston. The congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).Click on the picture to read more. 

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  • New Teachers

    GDS welcomes several new faculty members this year.  Alumnus, Kalyn Rayburn Hartley will be teaching Agriscience, and Steven Elizarde will be teaching Middle School English.  In the Lower School, Kaitlyn Lee will be teaching 2nd grade and Patricia Kujawski will be teaching 3rd grade. 

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  • Class of 2015

    Congratulations to the Class of 2015

    Congratulations to the Class of 2015 as they begin their freshman year at college campuses across the country.  We wish you much success as you embark on the next chapter of your lives.  Joshua 1:9, “This is my command-be strong and courageous!  Do not be afraid or discouraged.  For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

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  • FFA Champions

    FFA Livestock State Champions

    Congratulations to the LIVESTOCK STATE CHAMPIONS:  Chase Dixon, Jack Hilliard, Kennedy DesRochers and Layton Price.  These students competed among 400 teams in livestock judging, land judging and opening and closing ceremonies.  Besides the State title, they also placed 5th in opening and closing ceremonies and 7th in land judging.

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