Good Shepherd Catholic School

2727 Mattison Ln,
Santa Cruz, CA, 95065-0950
Tel: (831)476-4000
Grades: NS - 8 | 216 students
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)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 216 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 20%
Average Class Size 19 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(See website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,310
Tuition Notes There are discounts for multiple students in family.
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,775
Admissions Director Cynthia Fogarty
Admissions Associate Mary Parreira


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Homework Club, Instrumental Music, Kids Art Choir, Homework Club, Kids Art, Instrumental Music,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 01/16/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Bay School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Bay School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Santa Cruz Montessori School (2.3 miles away)
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