Mission Statement

Good Shepherd Catholic School, a faith-based preschool through eighth grade program, is committed to academic excellence. Centered on Christ’s example of service and humility, Good Shepherd develops moral leaders and respectful citizens, evidenced by Good Shepherd students meeting the following Schoolwide Learning Expectations (SLE’s):

  • A faith-filled person who
    • models the teachings of Jesus and scripture.
    • understands and values Catholic beliefs.
    • possesses a positive sense of self as a child of God.
  • A life-long learner who
    • values learning and thinks critically.
    • communicates effectively.
    • appreciates the arts.
  • A globally aware moral leader who
    • respects and appreciates all people, cultures, and beliefs.
    • serves people with compassion and generosity.
    • is an active steward of God’s creation.

Philosophy

The community of Good Shepherd Catholic School is committed to integrating elements of Catholic faith into the teaching/learning process. Recognizing parents as the primary educators of their children, the faculty and staff encourage students to become involved, responsible, and contributing members of the Church and the world. Through Christ-centered instruction and an innovative curriculum, Good Shepherd meets the unique needs of the whole child. In this context, students discover their potential and understand that positive relationships are essential for success in the world. Within this nurturing community, students become creative problem solvers and globally- aware, moral leaders inspired by a love for learning.” By utilizing the latest innovations in research-based technology and curriculum, Good Shepherd Catholic School will prepare students to excel in high school and beyond. Living the principles of Catholic Social Teaching, Good Shepherd graduates will become leaders in their communities who work for social justice and who use their education to improve the conditions of others.