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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.

  • 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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  • Green School of Quality

    Our school received the 2018 Green School of Quality award! Teachers Kalyn Hartley and Pat Kujawski worked diligently preparing the report on our school, and they accepted the award.

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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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  • Chick Fil A Leadership Academy

    Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy is a national high school leadership program focused on IMPACT THROUGH ACTION.  Throughout this year, students have learned necessary skills to be leaders through monthly interactive labs.  The program is sponsored by local Palm Beach County Chick-Fil-A’s.  Our Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy students at Glades Day School have learned valuable qualities of what a leader looks like and on how to be a better leader in their surroundings and out in...

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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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