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Good Shepherd Christian Academy

Private | PK-8 | 226 students

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $191,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,050.

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Posted November 25, 2008

Great school!!! Wonderful teachers and staff!!! Much better than the township public schools! Our daughters grades and over all love of school have improved dramatically.
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Posted February 18, 2005

My daughter is in Kindergarten currently. Parents are welcomed as volunteers, I love to be a part of her learning. They had her reading before Christmas vacation. The entire staff is warm and loving to all the children. They have hands on assemblies for education like pioneer days and a tented planetarium. extracurricular activites are offered for a fee..Ie horsemanship/riding, dance, science club, piano lessons etc... some activities are offered on school premises others are at different locations. They do have a basketball team for the older grades. Academically I believe them to be ahead of the public schools in our area. If we can afford it I want her to continue through 8th grade.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 64% 51%
Black 18% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 9%
Two or more races 6% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 4% 0%
Hispanic 1% 22%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Science lab

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  • Improv

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  • Chapel/spiritual reflection center
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  • Gym
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490 Highway 57
Washington, NJ 07882
Phone: (908) 835-1399

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