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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.

  • GDS recognized as Green School of Excellence!

    Glades Day School has earned recognition as a 2019 Green School of Excellence! This is the highest level of recognition for green accomplishments on campus!  Thanks to our Green School leaders, Mrs. Kujawski and Mrs. Hartley, and to the the faculty and staff who organized, led and taught with a GREEN standard of excellence!  There is a recognition event May 16th at FAU.  

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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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  • 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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