2018-2019 Silver Status S.T.E.A.M. School


(Science, Technology, Engineering, Visual Arts & Mathematics)
2017-2018 Silver Status S.T.E.A.M. School


(Science, Technology, Engineering, Visual Arts & Mathematics)
2016-2017 Silver Status S.T.E.A.M. School 
(Science, Technology, Engineering, Visual Arts & Mathematics)
2015-2016  S.T.E.A.M. School 
(Science, Technology, Engineering, Visual Arts & Mathematics)
Proud to be an "A" School
 The School of Discovery

We believe...

 In creating an environment that focuses on the child's strengths; to motivate parents, teachers, administrators, and non-instructional personnel to believe that, at "The School of Discovery," all children are allowed to explore the depths of their potential; and to create an environment for learning where every child succeeds.

News & Announcements

As of March 31, 2020 all MDCPS will remain closed until May 1, 2020The district is making every effort to ensure that our students' educational opportunities continue while at home. An instructional plan, the Instructional Continuity Plan (ICP) has been created for M-DCPS district schools. Teachers will be available to answer any and all questions so that our students can continue to receive instruction. GLP has established office hours for teachers.

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Dear Parents,


Beginning April 6th, 2020, Official Daily School Attendance will be captured using the Student Portal by the district, and students will be counted in attendance ONLY if they log into the portal.  Please make sure that all students log in to Student Portal daily!


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your child's teacher.


Queridos Padres,


A partir del 6 de Abril de 2020, el distrito capturará la Asistencia Oficial Diaria de la Escuela usando el Portal Estudiantil, y los estudiantes serán contados como presente SOLO si inician una sesión en el portal.  ¡Asegúrese de que todos los estudiantes inicien una sesión en el Portal Estudiantil diariamente!


Si tienen alguna pregunta, no duden en ponerse en contacto con la maestra de su hija o hijo.

School Calendar
Upcoming Event

11 Honor Roll Assemblies

12 Kindergarten Transitional


23-27 Spring Break 


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Julie Martinez

GLP Teacher of The Year!

Jennifer Bilton

GLP Rookie Teacher of The Year!

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Values Matter is a MDCPS 2019-2020 initiative highlighting the nine adopted core values identified in the Code of Student Conduct. Supporting and encouraging the use of these core values is the foundation of our behavioral expectations for students and for maintaining a safe learning environment.

                 September- Respect

 October- Responsibility
 November- Citizenship

 December- Fairness
 January- Pursuit of Excellence

 February- Kindness

 March- Cooperation

 April- Honesty
 May- Integrity


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Dr. Gilbert L. Porter Elementary

15851 SW 112 Street, Miami, Florida 33196

Phone: (305) 382-0792  Fax: (305) 383-2761


PK, K & 1: 8:20 AM-1:50 PM

Grades 2-5: 8:35 AM-3:05 PM

Except Wed. Dismissal at 1:50 PM