Good Shepherd's elementary campus blends Biblical lessons with a deep and worldly curriculum for students in…More kindergarten through fifth grade. (There is a separate preschool at the site and a middle school across town.) Learning within the context of relationships is a key part of the learning process at Good Shepherd, founded in 1976 as part of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
In addition to the core curriculum taught by grade-level teachers, the school brings in specialists to teach music, art, technology, Spanish, outdoor education, gardening and physical education.
Good Shepherd is accredited by the National Association of Education for Young Children and is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Education Association and the California Association of Private School Organizations.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 1180 Lynwood Dr, Novato, CA94947 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church was founded in Novato, CA in 1956. As a community formed by God’s Grace, guided by his…More Holy Word, the Bible, and powered by the Holy Spirit, the Church’s mission is to grow in faith and discipleship, share the good news of Jesus through word and deed, love others as Christ loves us, and celebrate life in Christ through worship, sacraments and service. Located 2 1/2 miles south of the downtown area at 1180 Lynwood Drive in Novato, CA, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA), serving over 500 members, and has weekly worship services on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Holy communion is served at every worship service and nursery care is available for children up to the age of four. A preschool and elementary school is located on-site offering academic excellence in a Christian setting for children aged two years old through fifth grade. The middle school is located across town at the Presbyterian Church of Novato for sixth through eighth grade students.