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PK-5|Private
200 students
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School leader:  Mr. Kelly Childers
6801 Southwest 24th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32607

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(352) 332-7783
(352) 331-7613
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"GCDS helps each child reach his/her potential through engaging, active learning!"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Mathematics, Multiculturalism / Global, Music, Science...
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Theory, Vocal lessons / coaching...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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25 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · December 04, 2015
somewhat repetitive/overkill in the homework, but then again most schools are that way, so GCD is not a real outlier in this regard.

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Submitted by a parent · December 04, 2015
There are many great things about this school, in particular some very good, compassionate teachers who really get to know your child and understand his/her strengths and challenges. Not as rigid or bureaucratic as some other schools. Small... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 24, 2014
My child is in the preschool level of GCDS so I cannot speak much of the academic side since they are learning much of the same things I teach at home (colors, shapes, letters, counting, etc) . What I can speak on is the strength of character the... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 29, 2013
As a parent of 2 children at GCDS can not speak enough about the school. They are very caring and involved in each child's performance. I can not see sending my children to a better all around elementary school!

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Last modified: December 4, 2015
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