Good Shepherd Catholic School

2727 Mattison Ln
Santa Cruz, CA 95065-0950
Tel: (831)476-4000
Grades: NS - 8 | 198 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)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 198 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
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

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

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

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.

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 VHM Christian School (1.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Cruz
    The Bay School
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12
    0.2 miles
    5400 Soquel Avenue, Suite F
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831)462-9620
    0.2K-12
    n/a
  • Santa Cruz
    VHM Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: NS-8 | 73 students
    1.1 miles
    427 Capitola Road Extension
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831)475-4762
    1.1NS-8
    73
  • Santa Cruz
    Grades: KG-6 | 50 students
    1.8 miles
    366 Gault St
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831)429-8444
    1.8KG-6
    50
  • Aptos
    Grades: PK-8 | 295 students
    2.3 miles
    6230 Soquel Dr
    Aptos, CA 95003
    (831)476-1646
    2.3PK-8
    295
  • Santa Cruz
    Midtown Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-K | 23 students
    2.3 miles
    818 N Branciforte Ave
    Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    (831)423-2273
    2.3NS-K
    23

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