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 4%
State avg.: 44%
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 Marin Christian Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • NovatoMarin Christian Academy
      (Assembly of God)
    1370 S Novato Blvd
    NovatoCA 94947
    (415)892-5713
      (Assembly of God)
    0.5 mi | 187 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • NovatoMontessori School Of Novato
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    1466 S Novato Blvd Po Box 1921
    NovatoCA 94947
    (415)898-4224
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | 59 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • NovatoNorth Bay Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    6965 Redwood Blvd
    NovatoCA 94945
    (415)892-8921
      (Christian)
    1 mi | 116 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • NovatoOur Lady Of Loretto School
      (Roman Catholic)
    1811 Virginia Avenue
    NovatoCA 94945
    (415)892-8621
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.4 mi | 220 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • NovatoNorth Bay Academy of Communication and Design
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    (Temp offices) 789 Eucalyptus Ave.
    NovatoCA 94947
    (707)364-3992
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    3.2 mi | 120 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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