Good Shepherd Catholic School

Tel: (831)476-4000
Grades: NS-8 | 247 students
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  • Good Shepherd Catholic School, a fully accredited elementary, junior high and pre-school, is located in the heart of Santa Cruz County.
  • An exceptional alternative to public education is provided for students of diverse backgrounds by highly qualified teachers. Within the context of Christian values, parents and teachers, like a family, work together towards a common goal.
  • By striving for excellence, Good Shepherd gives students the life-long skills of mind and heart required for self-esteem and service to others.
  • Good Shepherd operates under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Monterey.
  • Good Shepherd Catholic School is an inter-parish faith community that commits itself to excellence in education through the creation of a nurturing and stimulating environment that embraces and proclaims religious, academic, social, physical and aesthetic values.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 247 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
34%
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(See website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,300
Tuition Notes There are discounts for multiple students in family.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,775
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Diane Rabago
Admissions Associate Vicki Delucchi

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Homework Club, Sports Program Choir, Homework Club, Sports Program,

School Notes

  • Good Shepherd Catholic School, a fully accredited elementary, junior high and pre-school, is located in the heart of Santa Cruz County. An exceptional alternative to public education is provided for students of diverse backgrounds by credentialed teachers. Within the context of Christian values, parents and teachers, like a family, work together towards a common goal. By striving for excellence, Good Shepherd gives students the life-long skills of mind and heart required for self-esteem and service to others. Good Shepherd operates under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Monterey. Good Shepherd Catholic School is an inter-parish faith community that commits itself to excellence in education through the creation of a nurturing and stimulating environment that embraces and proclaims religious, academic, social, physical and aesthetic values.
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