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We are Glades Day

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.

  • Student Show the Love Sign

    Signs of Love

    "We Miss You" signs and Senior signs were placed in every student's yard by Teachers and Staff the last week of April. After weeks of not seeing their smiling faces, it was such a blessed and fun reunion for all! See our Facebook page for more pictures.

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  • GreenSchoolofExcellence

    GDS recognized as Green School of Excellence!

    Glades Day School has maintained its status as a 2020 Green School of Excellence! A HUGE thank you to Mrs. Kujawski and Mrs. Maria who led the Green School Team in this award!  Thank you to ALL of you for modeling green initiatives and stewardship on our campus!    

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  • Kids Heart Challenge

    Twenty lower school students raised $11,752 for the American Heart Association. Alyssa Brewer collected over $6,000, Paylen Poole collected over $1,000, and Khai Hall collected over $700. Alyssa was presented with a certificate from the American Heart Association for collecting over $20,562 over the past five years.  Kids learn jump rope skills and how their heart works in addition to raising money to help kids with special he...

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  • FFA News

    Congratulations to the Glades Day Middle FFA Vegetable Evaluation Team for placing 2nd in the state during their State Qualifier this week! They will be competing at the State Vegetable Competition at the University of Florida April 26th. Please wish Hana Lohmann, Addison Ascheman, Meme Boldin, & Peyton Pelham good luck as they prepare! 

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  • Once bullied, now safe, happy and thriving...Click to read the article

    Once bullied, now safe, happy, and thriving... Our student Armani Powe tells how Glades Day School changed her life in an "redefinED" article. 

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  • OneBlood

    Glades Day School hosts several blood drives every year not only to help save lives, but it is also a fundraiser through NHS. This year we won Partner for Platelets (most platelets donated from a private school) and Highest Percentage Participation. Great job Gators and Glades community!

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  • AmazonSmile

    Do you enjoy shopping on Did you know you could donate 0.5% of your purchase to Glades Day School every time you shop on Amazon, without adding a cost to you? Please read the below information about AmazonSmile, which is part of, to see how you can donate to Glades Day School. Glades Day School's link on AmazonSmile:

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  • Byron Walker Inducted into Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame

    Former Glades Day School football coach, Byron Walker, was inducted into the Palm Beach County Sports Hall of Fame. He compiled 99 wins in the 80’s, while at Glades Day School and won three state titles in 1980, 1982 and 1986. His record at Glades Day School was 128 wins and 47 loses.

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