Recycle at Galileo:
Please bring us your:
Coke Rewards Codes on caps and boxes 
Box Tops for Education
Campbell's Labels for Education
Tyson Project A+ Labels
Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House

Kellogg's Family Rewards (3 codes = free book from Scholastic for Dragon Den!)

School Wish List:
6 gently used Leapsters
Newer laptops with Windows 7 (Robotics Team)
Tennis balls
Clinic supplies: Band-aids, latex free bandage tape
Tall Oscillating Floor Fans
50 pieces of 6x9 inch cardboard rectangles
Scrapbook paper 
Medium and large balloons
Drinking straws


School Summer Hours
Office: 8 am - 4 pm, Monday - Thursday
Closed Friday

School Year Hours

Office: 8 am - 4 pm
Students: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Early release day on Wed
(School ends at 2:30 pm)


Galileo School wins the APA Golden Psi Award!

Dr. Eduardo Salas: "Not only can Galileo School for Gifted Learning claim you are the best school in town, you can now claim you are the best school in the nation!"

We are very honored to be the winner of the 2015 American Psychological Association Golden Psi Award for excellence in facilitating students' academic, social, and emotional engagement and development.

You can read the press release here: APA Press Release

We still have middle school openings for 2015-2016!

Galileo is one of only 12 schools from central Florida chosen to be part of the UCF Professional Development Schools Consortium.

Galileo School is an FLDOE-certified High-Performing Charter School.

Daily Announcements

2015/16 Revised SCPS calendar 
2015-2016 Student Attendance Calendar - Board Approved 4-7-2015 - final.pdf
Did you miss the Understanding the new Florida Assessments workshop given by Mrs. Murray?  Here is the very informative Power Point presentation!
FSA Parent Night.pptx
Galileo Dragons and Friends: There's such an easy, painless way to send $ to Galileo that doesn't cost you a cent! Just make Amazon Smile your main Amazon shopping page ( and select "Galileo School Foundation" as your charity of choice (make sure it's the one in Sanford, FL as there are other Galileo Schools out there!).

You can then bookmark this page, so that all your Amazon shopping goes through it.

Pretty please share this with your family, friends, co-workers too! It only takes a second, and it will help us continue to provide outstanding learning opportunities for our students. Thank you in advance for helping us!!!

Prospective Parents:
Are you thinking about enrolling your child at Galileo next school year? We offer tours twice monthly.  Please call 321-249-9221 to schedule your visit!

To find opportunities to volunteer for our school,
please click the following link:

The Galileo Dragon Den (media center/library) has a wonderful way to celebrate your child’s birthday AND help the Dragon Den purchase new books and supplies, The Birthday Book Club!!! (Please look under the "Parent's" Tab for details.)

Message from the Principal

Galileo Summer Newsletter from Mrs. Nunez, Principal
Summer Newsletter - June 20 2015.pdf

Galileo School for Gifted Learning is an A rated school by the FDOE.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, July 8
Summer Social Event - Rising 4th Graders
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Airport Lanes, 190 East Airport Boulevard, Sanford, FL 32773, United States

Kids get two free games with shoe rental but they have to be registered at

Rising 4th Grade Events Organizer: Marybeth Graham
Thursday, July 9
Enrollment Lottery
A schoolwide lottery will be held at 3 p.m. for any available seats by grade level for the purposes of enrollment, or positioning on the grade level waiting list.
Saturday, July 11
Summer Social Event - Galileo Family Fun Day
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Galileo School for Gifted Learning, 2251 Jitway Avenue, Sanford.

Water fun and field frolicking for the whole family! All of the Galileo community is welcome. We need help to pull it off, and you can get a head start on your volunteer hours for the 2015-2016. Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot: See you there!

Summer Events Committee Chairperson: Jessica Rivera
Thursday, July 16
Enrollment Lottery
A schoolwide lottery will be held at 3 p.m. for any available seats by grade level for the purposes of enrollment, or positioning on the grade level waiting list.
Galileo School Board Meeting
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
All Galileo School Board meetings are open to the public.
July 16: UCF TA 130
August 13: UCF TA 201

Archived Annoucements

For a list of all previous homepage announcements, please visit our Announcement Archive.