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Lower Campus
Pre-K – 3rd Grade
Upper Campus
4th Grade – 9th Grade

As a school approaching its centennial year, PBDA values the long-standing traditions that have made us a “family school.”To help you and your family navigate the start of the upcoming school year with us, we’ve created a Parent Resource Page to serve as your go-to for all pertinent PBDA questions.

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Two Campuses

The school day on the Lower Campus begins at 8:15am for K-3, and 8:30am for Pre-Primary and Primary.

The school day on the Upper Campus begins at 8am and ends at 3pm.


Learn more about campus hours

Drop-off and Dismissal

To ensure the safety and security of our students, PBDA follows specific carpool procedures.

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Aftercare and Enrichment

Both Lower and Upper Campuses offer a wealth of after-school enrichment opportunities for children who are eager to discover and explore new interests. We also provide aftercare and homework help.


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Health Forms

The health forms mentioned in the link below are mandatory before your child’s first day at PBDA. The forms may either be dropped off or mailed in before starting school, or brought with your child on the first day. All forms are required by the Florida Department of Health and will be kept in a secure location.

Health Form Requirements

Summer Work and School Supplies

From reading and math workbooks to written reflections and SSAT prep, PBDA assigns summer work to Rising 2-9 Grades to keep them engaged throughout the summer months.

Click here to learn more about assigned summer work. 

All student materials and supplies will be purchased by PBDA for all Lower Campus students.

For Upper Campus supply lists by grade, please click below.

Upper Campus Supply Lists

Meals and Snacks

Visit the link below to learn more about PBDA’s policies on being nut-aware, birthday treats, and lunch options provided on both campuses.

PBDA Meals and Snacks

Bulldog Den

The Bulldog Den is the Parent Portal for all current PBDA Parents. Utilize our Quick Links and save to your phone’s desktop to quickly access the Bulldog Den and other key resources on-the-go.

The Bulldog Den


PBDA offers bus transportation for our students on both campuses. Please contact the Business Office for additional details.

Events to Know

We pride ourselves on being a true “family school,” and we welcome parents to be a part of our events both during and after school hours. 

Learn more about recurring events that many parents attend year after year.

Events to Know

Lower Campus Athletics

PBDA believes in the power of movement. From the dedicated Pre-Primary playground and two activity fields on the Lower Campus, to the Discovery Area and playground in the new state-of-the-art Mandel-Palagye Education Center, students have ample room to discover the world through movement.

Learn more about P.E. and Recess

Upper Campus Athletics

Students in Grades 4-9 are exposed to a variety of sports through their required participation in physical activity every day of the year. Learn more about JV, Varsity, our Alternative Sports Policy and more below.

Upper Campus Athletics

PBDA Contact Guide

For questions big and small, we strive to make it easy for our parents to know who to turn to. Learn more about each grade’s point person in the link below.

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Want to Get Involved?

Volunteering at PBDA is a long-standing tradition and there are many ways our parents can get involved. Opportunities include PSC participation, community outreach, the PBDA Book Fair, the Thanksgiving Project, Teacher Appreciation Week, and more. 

Visit our Parents Page

Still have questions? Please email us at info@pbday.org and our team will respond shortly!

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