Gladstone Public School is a small school with a strong sense of community spirit with the school being a focus of the town. The staff is an experienced one, focusing on the basic skills providing a caring environment for the children and community. The school strives to be involved in numerous external activities to give opportunities for the children to socialise and interact on a larger scale. The school looks to develop each child socially, emotionally as well as educationally. The school is an integral part of Gladstone, being noted as a neat and well-kept establishment.