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    Heather Porterfield
     Assistant Principal:
    Dr. Freda Ingram


    6700 Glenn Dale Road
    Glenn Dale, MD 20769
    Office  (301) 805-2750

      School Information

    Grades: K-5 

    Uniform: Mandatory 

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    School Colors: Green and Blue

    School Mascot: Gator

    Hours: 7:45am to 1:55pm 

  • For Visitors to the Building

    • Classroom Visit: A pre-arranged visit with the principal in the classroom by the parents/guardians of current students or educational advocates of current students with disabilities. 
    • Classroom Observation: An observation by an individual, an advocate or group interested in observing a specific class or program pre arranged with the principal through the Office of the Chief Academic Officer. 
    • Conference: A pre-arranged meeting by the parents/guardians of current students or advocates of current students with disabilities with the classroom teacher(s), principal and/or other staff. 
    • Visitor: A person (not a student of the school or an identified employee or volunteer of PGCPS on official business) who has legitimate school business, to include, but not limited to: parent-teacher conferences, pre-arranged classroom visits, pre-arranged classroom observation, attendance at other school events or appointments with school employees.
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    What's happening at Glenn Dale Elementary School


    21st - Martin Luther King - No school

    28th - 2 hour early dismissal for students

    Due to inclement weather, the PTA general session has been rescheduled for Tues, Jan 29th. Please be on the lookout for the call for volunteers for upcoming PTA events. Without your help, we cannot host the fun activities we have planned. Seeking Volunteers for -- Family Zumba Night, SkateZone, Family Bingo Night, Scavenger Hunt @ Dave&Busters, Kids Heart Challenge, Change for the Future, Muffins for Mom, Donuts for Dad, Teacher Appreciation days, Spring Fling, and Field Day. Reminders: BoxTops due January 30th; Lost & Found items to be donated January 22nd Contact your PTA at ptaglenndalemd@gmail.com

    Testing is now taking place for Grades 2-5 for MAPR.

    DRA (Reading) testing for K-2 will take place from January 9th-February 11th

    ESOL students are currently participating in ACCESS Testing from January 7th-February 22nd.

    ALL STUDENTS will be participating in SLO-(Student Learning Objective) assessments from January 15th- February 13th on Various days by grade level. Specific dates will be posted soon.


    Gently used  or new toys for students to interact with during indoor recess.

    Puzzles, small cars, dolls, play dough, dominoes, board games, checkers, mini figurines, stacking cups and lego building blocks are just some ideas.


  • The Focus

    Our vision


     In partnership with our families and community, we are a GREAT school that provides an education that ensures every student graduates college and career ready.  

    Our mission

     The mission of GLENN DALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL is to empower life long learners who will contribute to a thriving community. 




    Certified Maryland Green School

     Green School  

      Can't  hide  that  Gator  Pride

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    • Lost and Found

      Dear Parents,

      The Lost and Found container is overflowing with coats, hats, sweaters and various other items that urgently need claimed as Glenn Dale does not have storage for the items. Please come by the school anytime during the school day to view items or on Tuesday, January 8th from 2:30-6:30, to claim any item that is your students. The items will be on display one more time during the next PTA meeting on Tuesday, January 15th from 6:00-7:30. Any remaining items will be donated to charity on January 18, 2019.  
      If you come during the day, be sure to bring your Identification with you. 
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