Good Shepherd Lutheran School

1180 Lynwood Drive,
Novato, CA, 94947-0949
Tel: (415)897-2510
At Good Shepherd Lutheran School, our mission is to offer an enriched environment with academic excellence in a Christian setting.
Good Shepherd Lutheran School is a unique community in which children are nurtured while being given the foundation they need for life.
Whether they are in preschool or grade school, they are treated with respect and given guidance to help them make age appropriate decisions that will help them throughout their lives.
Our program provides opportunities for academic, emotional, social, spiritual, and physical growth.
We believe that it is our duty to maintain the highest educational standards integrated with the teachings of God's Word.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA)
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1976

Student Body

Total Students 326 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Lutheran School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(GSLS logo shirt, khaki pants or skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Gigi Dennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Extended Care, Preschool Gymnastics, Student Council, Student Greeters, Summer Camp Extended Care, Summer Camp, Preschool Gymnastics,
Student Council,
Student Greeters,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Bay Christian Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marin Christian Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of Novato (0.9 miles away)
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  • Novato Marin Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    1370 S Novato Blvd
    Novato , CA , 94947
    (415)892-5713
    (Assembly of God)
    0.5  mi  |  187  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Novato
    Montessori School Of Novato
    Montessori School
    1466 S Novato Blvd Po Box 1921
    Novato , CA , 94947
    (415)898-4224
    Montessori School
    0.9  mi  |  59  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Novato
    North Bay Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    6965 Redwood Blvd
    Novato , CA , 94945
    (415)892-8921
    (Christian)
    1  mi  |  116  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Novato
    Our Lady Of Loretto School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1811 Virginia Avenue
    Novato , CA , 94945
    (415)892-8621
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.4  mi  |  220  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Novato
    North Bay Academy of Communication and Design
    Alternative School
    (Temp offices) 789 Eucalyptus Ave.
    Novato , CA , 94947
    (707)-36-4-3992
    Alternative School
    3.2  mi  |  120  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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