Good Shepherd Lutheran School

1180 Lynwood Drive
Novato, CA 94947-0949
Tel: (415)897-2510
Grades: PK-8 | 326 students
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
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Lutheran School Student 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


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 Private 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 Marin Christian Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Novato
    Marin Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: NS-8 | 142 students
    0.5 miles
    1370 S Novato Blvd
    Novato, CA 94947
  • Novato
    Grades: PK-K | 59 students
    0.9 miles
    1466 S Novato Blvd Po Box 1921
    Novato, CA 94947
  • Novato
    Grades: K-12 | 116 students
    1 miles
    6965 Redwood Blvd
    Novato, CA 94945
  • Novato
    Grades: K-8 | 220 students
    2.4 miles
    1811 Virginia Avenue
    Novato, CA 94945
  • Novato
    Grades: 9-12 | 120 students
    3.2 miles
    (Temp offices) 789 Eucalyptus Ave.
    Novato, CA 94947

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