Educator Profile

Educator Profile

Good Shepherd is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES).

The school currently enrolls 85 children in Kindergarten through Grade Eight in a co-educational, family-like atmosphere.

Ideal setting at the corner of the James River and the Forest Hill Park for place-based, outdoor education.

Parents and teachers as partners and allies.

Average class size is 10

Student:teacher ratio of 8:1

Testing is diagnostic and low-pressure.

Community service is integrated into school life.

Families reside within 40-mile radius, in the City of Richmond, Chesterfield, Henrico and Hanover Counties.

Nearly 25 full- and part-time faculty and staff members carry out instructional, operational and administrative responsibilities. Approximately 86% of the faculty/staff hold a Bachelors degree; 45% have earned a Masters Degree.