Mission

Mission

It is the mission of Glades Day School, in partnership with our parents and community, to provide a safe, nurturing, and challenging environment, encouraging all students to grow intellectually, socially, morally, and physically to their fullest potential.

In pursuit of this mission, Glades Day School will:

  • Address student needs with a high quality curriculum and fine arts program, and an unsurpassed athletic program

  • Employ a competent, qualified, and caring staff

  • Support staff members with qualified instructional resources and professional development opportunities

Educational Vision

With an eye on the future, the faculty and Administration at Glades Day School will create an environment that promotes student success in school and in life.  Recognizing the need of students to have a strong academic base, teachers will stress skills in reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, and technology.  The arts, physical education, foreign language, and career/technical education will be recognized for their importance in the development of the whole individual.

In pursuit of this vision, Glades Day School will:

  • Prepare students to be productive citizens and lifelong learners, courageous and able to adapt in a world of change

  • Continue to build and nurture an enthusiastic and professional staff

  • Provide facilities that enhance and encourage the learning process

  • Base the use of new ideas and techniques on a foundation of proven practices

  • Welcome parent and community involvement

A graduate of Glades Day School will have a record of successful experiences and valuable academic preparation that will open many opportunities for the future.

Educational Philosophy

Glades Day School’s philosophy is to provide an outstanding educational environment that balances academic, athletic, and spiritual components which prepare its students for college and for life. 

The school fosters individual achievement and development through a wide variety of elective and enrichment courses, a strong program of extracurricular activities, and an opportunity to join a number of school-supported activities that encourage moral and spiritual development.  Close ties between Administration, parents, teachers, and students are welcomed and encouraged in a pleasant, safe and supportive atmosphere.