Educator Profile

Educator Profile

Good Shepherd is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS),  the Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE) and the International Council Advancing Independent School Accreditation (ICAISA).

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.