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Welcome to Good Shepherd Episcopal School
Front view of Good Shepherd Episcopal School and Church

Located in the heart of Forest Hill, GSES is a private, independent school that offers a challenging K-8 curriculum enhanced by outdoor education, a robust physical education program, and the arts to students of all faiths.

Our students LOVE the outdoors!
Carter Mountain field trip

Our place-based education program uses the local community and environment as a starting point for teaching concepts in language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, technology, and other subjects across the curriculum.

Extracurricular activities abound
mountain biking club

Extracurricular activities include athletic teams and other enriching opportunities such as music, cooking, and mountain biking.

Students excel in the classroom
girls studying in class

Please visit our admissions page to learn about the application process for the 2024-25 school year.

Visit our admissions page


The Nature Preschool
Nature preschool students at Forest Hill Park

The Nature Preschool at GSES utilizes the vast resources of Forest Hill Park to put nature at the heart of its curriculum. Our preschool combines high-quality early childhood education and environmental education practices and lays the foundation for environmental literacy and academic success while supporting the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of the whole child. 

To learn more, visit The Nature Preschool

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