Good Shepherd Episcopal School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
4207 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA 23225
Tel: (804)231-1452
Grades: K-8 | 94 students
  • Good Shepherd Episcopal School challenges each child to achieve academic excellence within a nurturing, Christian environment that builds character and respect for all God's creation.
  • Good Shepherd Episcopal School challenges students with an academically rigorous, integrated curriculum that enhances core subjects with art, music, foreign language, technology, physical fitness, and extracurricular activities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 94 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
17%
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
Tuition Notes K-5: $10,000 Middle School (Grades 6-8): $10,400
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions Director Mandy Flowers

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Mountain Biking, SoccerBasketballMountain Biking,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball, Creative Writing Club, Cuong Nhu, JV and Varsity Soccer, Lego Club, Lego Robotics Basketball, Cuong Nhu, Lego Club, Lego Robotics, Creative Writing Club,
JV and Varsity Soccer,

School Notes

  • Good Shepherd Episcopal School challenges each child to achieve academic excellence within a nurturing, Christian environment that builds character and respect for all God's creation.  Good Shepherd Episcopal School challenges students with an academically rigorous, integrated curriculum that enhances core subjects with art, music, foreign language, technology, physical fitness, and extracurricular activities.  We provide a Christian community that honors, celebrates and worships God within the Episcopal tradition in cooperation with the Church.  Good Shepherd's mission is "to know Christ and make him known".  We develop intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a lifelong love of learning.  We foster spiritual, physical, cultural and social development within a nurturing and loving environment.  We seek to develop student citizens by balancing self-confidence with responsibility and compassion, leadership with cooperation, intellectual challenge with social acceptance and tolerance.
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School Reviews

5  5/17/2016
I am a parent of two children at GSES and we have been very happy with the school - Grades 4 and Kindgergarten. All children at GSES receive a personalized/individualized education experience and this has been excellent for our kids. We enjoy the safe, family feel of the school and the different extracurricular & enrichment activities like sports, art and languages. The teachers are great and kids couldn't be happier! GSES is a wonderful school and community for our family.
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