Good Shepherd Lutheran School

Good Shepherd Lutheran School provides infant daycare from 6 weeks old, along with full and half day toddler classes, full and half day nursery classes and full day Pre-K. Our Summer "SPLASH" program is for 6 weeks through 12 years old. We offer full and halfday sessions for eight weeks. Our 5 acre campus includes a fully air-conditioned facilty with nine spacious classrooms, a gymnasium and a large, fenced-in playround.
Licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, we provide before and after care, from 7am to 6pm. We also hold Voluntary Pre-School Registration with New York State Department of Education.
All teachers have education degrees; all staff is certified CPR/AED/First Aid, 6 staff members are MAT (medication administration) certified.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Evangelical Lutheran Education Association (ELEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationEvangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1956
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students139 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition rates vary based on program: full day, half day, and the number of days per week.
Admissions DirectorTeresa Ratkowski
Admissions AssociateVanessa Bigam

School Notes

  • Good Shepherd Lutheran School provides an infant daycare program. ages 6 weeks to 18 months, along with a full- and half day toddler progrm, ages 18 months to 36 months.  We also have full  and haf day nursery classes fpr three year olds and full day and extended day Pre-K classes.for four year olds.  The Summer program is for ages infant through 12 years old and offers full and half day programs for two week sessions for a total of eight weeks. Our 5 acre campus includes a fully air-conditioned facilty with seven spacious classrooms, children's library, gymnasium and a large, fenced-in playround. Licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, we provide Before and After Care, with hours of 7am to 6pm.  We also are a NYS Education Department non-public registered school.  All teachers have early childhood education degrees (BAs and MAs); All staff is certified in CPR/AED & First Aid,  Selected staff members are also MAT certified for medication administration...

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school to Good Shepherd Lutheran School is Fusion Academy Woodbury Ny (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Hebrew Academy Of Nassau-plainview Campus (0.3 miles away)
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