Entrance Requirements

Children may begin attending GLS on their second birthday. All children in Pre -3 and older must be toilet trained.

Students may apply for entrance into Pre-kindergarten after meeting the following requirements:

  1. Their fourth birthday falls on or before September 1st.
  2. A valid birth certificate is presented.
  3. Florida School Entry Health Form (Gold Form DH3040)
  4. Florida Certificate of Immunization (Blue Form DH 680)
  5. A parent/guardian and child “Enrollment Interview” with the Preschool director has been completed.

Students may apply for entrance into Kindergarten after meeting the following requirements:

  1. Their fifth birthday falls on or before September 1st.
  2. A valid birth certificate is presented.
  3. Florida School Entry Health Form (Gold Form DH3040)
  4. Florida Certificate of Immunization (Blue Form DH 680)
  5. Complete a parent or guardian and child Enrollment Interview with the school principal

Admissions Process

All students attending GLS for the first time must meet the requirements listed below:

  1. Complete an application form plus a $35.00 testing fee (grades 1-8)
  2. Provide current report card, standardized test, and health records
  3. As needed: Teacher informal assessment of child.
  4. "Shadow day" with prospective class
  5. Complete an Admission Interview with principal.
  6. Pay the registration fee. Please note: A student’s place is not secured until the registration fee is paid in full.

Students entering grade six are required to have a scoliosis screening. Students entering seventh grade are required to submit a physician’s certificate on immunization supplement (Part A-2).