Good Shepherd Catholic School

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Good Shepherd Catholic School is a Catholic Elementary School in Northampton, Pennsylvania.
Our mission is to follow in the footsteps of Jesus, the Good Shepherd. We lead our students in the rich traditions of hard work, responsibility and faith in God and family.
We instill in our students a profound love of learning, guiding them as they grow into compassionate, respectful leaders for tomorrow.
We inspire our students to achieve with integrity, responsibility and the love of Jesus the heart of their faith. As bearers of hope and beacons of light in their diverse and ever changing community, students of Good Shepherd Catholic School are prepared to lead and live in the glow of their loving patron, Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd.
Shepherding in Faith ~ Inspiring in Education ~ Learning for Life.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 279 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
279 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Good Shepherd Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
(See School Uniform Policy)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please call school office for tuition information. 610-262-9171
Admissions Director
Mrs. Victoria Frystack

School Notes

  • Good Shepherd Catholic School is a Catholic Elementary School with students in Preschool through Grade 8.  Our educational mission is an integrated ministry embracing education, worship, community, and service.  Our faith Community which includes parents, Pastors, administration, and faculty strives to introduce children to Jesus, the Good Shepherd, while working together to develop children spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, socially, and physically.  Our message is one of faith, hope, and love integrated into academics and witnessed in our words and actions. Our Pre-K program is held five day mornings. Our Kindergarten program is a Full Day program with an academic curriculum.  Daily small group instruction by certified teachers using the Early Prevention of School Failure Modality Centers concentrating on the following modality skills language, fine motor, auditory, visual, and gross motor.  Daily whole group instruction is provided in Religion, Mathematics, Language Arts/ Reading, Science, and Social Studies.In addition to daily classroom Religion instruction all students attend mass each Friday.All students in Grades K-8 receive weekly instruction in the following specials: language (French K-3 and Spanish 4-8) physical education, music, computers, art, and library.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 279 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Northampton County, PA is $4,076 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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