Good Shepherd Catholic School

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Good Shepherd Catholic School, a fully accredited elementary, junior high and pre-school, is located in the heart of Santa Cruz County.
An exceptional alternative to public education is provided for students of diverse backgrounds by highly qualified teachers. Within the context of Christian values, parents and teachers, like a family, work together towards a common goal.
By striving for excellence, Good Shepherd gives students the life-long skills of mind and heart required for self-esteem and service to others.
Good Shepherd operates under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Monterey.
Good Shepherd Catholic School is an inter-parish faith community that commits itself to excellence in education through the creation of a nurturing and stimulating environment that embraces and proclaims religious, academic, social, physical and aesthetic values.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 201 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,300
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1963
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
201 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Good Shepherd Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
34%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(See website)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
There are discounts for multiple students in family.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,775
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Diane Rabago
Admissions Associate
Vicki Delucchi

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Choir, Homework Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Sports Program

School Notes

  • Good Shepherd Catholic School, a fully accredited elementary, junior high and pre-school, is located in the heart of Santa Cruz County. An exceptional alternative to public education is provided for students of diverse backgrounds by credentialed teachers. Within the context of Christian values, parents and teachers, like a family, work together towards a common goal. By striving for excellence, Good Shepherd gives students the life-long skills of mind and heart required for self-esteem and service to others. Good Shepherd operates under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Monterey. Good Shepherd Catholic School is an inter-parish faith community that commits itself to excellence in education through the creation of a nurturing and stimulating environment that embraces and proclaims religious, academic, social, physical and aesthetic values.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 201 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,300
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Santa Cruz, CA is $12,220 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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