It is the purpose of Happyland Day School to provide a quality, Christian environment for the children of this community. We strive to create an environment of love and understanding that will follow a child through his or her lifetime. We value the families of the school and work to maintain strong relationships with all family members.
Through creativity, discipline and individualized learning, our goal is to provide programs of educational activities, social development and personal growth as a basis for future success.
After graduating from Happyland, we are proud to report that our children continue on their educational journey by attending the following fine schools in Broward County:
- American Heritage
- Bayview Elementary School
- Christ Church School
- Harbordale Elementary School
- Pine Crest School
- St. Anthony’s Catholic School
- St. Mark’s Episcopal School
- University School
- Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School
- Westminster Academy
Happyland Day School is governed by the Happyland Board of Directors.
- Rev. Dr. Russ Ritchel, Jr., Interim Pastor
- Corey Thiel, Principal
- Cindy Vason, Director of the Children’s Ministry
It is the mission of Happyland Day School to provide a quality Christian education program encouraging the social, emotional and intellectual development of each child while focusing on academic advancement in a safe and nurturing environment.
Happyland is licensed by the Florida Department of Children & Families and the Board of County Commissioners of Broward County, and is an eight-time recipient of the Gold Seal Award. Our school boasts a tradition of over sixty years of excellence in preschool education and child care.