Good Shepherd Academy

The mission of Good Shepherd Academy is to provide a sound foundation of Christian ethics and intellectual achievement, within an atmosphere of Gospel-centered values.
We consider it of utmost importance that each student be allowed to reach his/her best potential.
Good Shepher Academy commits itself to strengthen integrity, self-awareness, Catholic identity and respect for de dignity of each person.

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Good Shepherd Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students325 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Good Shepherd Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bloomfield
    Grades: NS-8 | 272 students
    1.8 miles
    50 Byrd Ave
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 338-8505
    1.8 NS-8
  • Nutley
    Grades: PK-12 | 409 students
    1.1 miles
    390 Washington Avenue
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 667-9700
    1.1 PK-12
  • Bloomfield
    Grades: PK-8 | 184 students
    2.1 miles
    1350 Broad Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 338-9646
    2.1 PK-8
  • Bloomfield
    Grades: PK-K | 45 students
    1.9 miles
    1255 Broad St
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973) 338-8300
    1.9 PK-K
  • Clifton
    Grades: PK-8 | 469 students
    4.6 miles
    797 Valley Rd
    Clifton, NJ 07013
    (973) 779-4700
    4.6 PK-8

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
GSA is a family setting with close attention paid to leadership, respect and the love of God. Saluting the flag and singing our patriotic songs are also held top priority. A dedicated teaching staff to include art, music, computers and gym activities are all part of making GSA a fun and loving school for your child. Our principal is a breath of fresh air and a shining star!
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We enrolled our daughter for kindergarten this year. Our public schools were all virtual. Good Shepherd was open full time. We were not planning on staying for first grade. Since we live right next door to our public school in town. However, the education and the attention my daughter has received here has been far beyond our expectations! We are extremely happy with GSA and have met so many wonderful families! We love the diversity our child is experiencing ! We LOVE her teacher! The Staff and the clergy are amazing! We will be staying at GSA in the fall!
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My son love the school. He started this first grade knowing only little of English and now he is in 5th grade and one of the best students. Teachers are very friendly, they care about their students and they are very dedicated to what they are doing. I would highly recommend this school.
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I love this school. My son is currently in 5th grade, he has been attending since kindergarten. It has always been an open and loving learning environment. My son has ADHD and learning challenges. The services he receives are outstanding and he is happy and thriving, What more could a parent ask for,
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