What is Good Shepherd Episcopal School looking for in its students?

Good Shepherd seeks students of average, above average, and superior ability who will thrive in a general education college prep K-8 environment.


Why should we select a private school?

There are many reasons to select a private school – click here for key points provided by the National Association of Independent Schools.  


Which communities and ZIP Codes are served by Good Shepherd Episcopal School?

Good Shepherd Episcopal School serves Punta Gorda, Port Charlotte, all of Charlotte County, and portions of Sarasota, Desoto, and Lee Counties.  We serve many ZIP codes, including 33950, 33955, 33983, etc. 


Can we really afford the tuition at Good Shepherd Episcopal School?

If you plan carefully and make your child’s education a priority, it is quite likely that there is a way for your child to attend Good Shepherd.  Click here for further information.


How do we apply for admission?

Call us at 941-575-2139 to set up an appointment for you and your child to visit the school. We will give you a tour and discuss Good Shepherd as a possible school for your child. After the tour, an application form is completed and additional paperwork is provided. If you would like to expedite the process, you may download an application form here and begin completing it.  Click here for further information about admissions.


May my child visit Good Shepherd and spend time in a classroom to see what it is like?

Yes. In fact, it is a normal part of the admission process for a prospective student to spend either a partial or full day attending the school. That allows the student to get to know us, and it allows us to get to know the student.


Do you have to be an Episcopalian to attend Good Shepherd?

No.  As an Episcopal school, we are open to students from all different religious traditions and to those from no religious tradition at all. We believe that we learn from one another this way. For further information about Episcopal schools, click here.


What is Good Shepherd Episcopal School’s non-discrimination policy?

Good Shepherd Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, creed, color, or religion.  We are a Christian school in the Episcopal tradition and, in accordance with The Baptismal Covenant of the Episcopal Church, we “strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being.”