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3-8
Private
Woonsocket, RI
Students enrolled: 189
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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1210 Mendon Rd
Woonsocket, RI 02895

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(401) 767-5906
(401) 767-5905
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June 04, 2014
My school is okay depends how long you've been there I've only been here for six years some years were not fun and If you have a problem or some one is bullying DO NOT tell the teachers they don't do anything but tell you to go somewhere quiet talk that out but that doesn't help all the time.... Besides that and that some kids are really snobby and rude the school is pretty cool............

- submitted by a community member
June 25, 2012
I highly recommend this school for academics and morals, Individualized attention and everything I want for my children.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2012
well where do I start. I send my kid there to learn good morals and a high standard of professionalism. I figured if my son was exposed to good role models such as his teachers and the priest he would be fine. It has been a nightmare. the principal is truly a mean spirited individual who orders his teachers to crucify my son for things he did last year and before under the term "track record". My son got hit and punched but he was punished. His track record spoke for him. They nitpick and give detention for speaking without holding arm out. I mean detention!!! How about detention for using too many hand towels. My son was suspended for two days for accumulating many detentions for these kind of infractions. The principal even told my son he wished that he weren't in his school as a student. They collectively punish a kid because they meet and discuss their students with each other. what an awful environment. looking for an alternative.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2011
This school has nothing from the "A great school has:" list. They treat my son terribly for no good reason, and he gets in trouble for the dumbest things, that any other school would call "Kids playing". He said kids got detention from touching snow, and from walking on ice. If there are even the smallest puddles outside, recess is cancelled, Their lunch system makes no sense, the work assigned is way eaiser than it should be. The teachers and principal have also been rude and unhelpful towards me on the phone, and my son has told me that after the principal and I were done talking, he muttered something about wasting his time. I also know my son isn't lying, because he isn't spoiled or bad-tempered, and I can tell he really means it. I would rather have my kids in boot camp for the year, and this school is definitely not worth the money. If you read this and still bring your son/daughter to this school, I warned you.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 15, 2009
There does seem to be truth in what your saying. i.e. when there are limited spaces for a club or group it is evident whose child/children will be picked. This is a great school, but that is a rather unfortunate aspect of it.

- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2008
I attended Good Shepherd last year, and am now attending Mount Saint Charles Academy, and the things that I learned in that school is not any different than what I am learning now. The teachers are amazing, and gear to prepare their students for highschool. That is exactly what they do. the school is small and very close, were more of a family than a school. It is simply amazing !! If I could I would go back.

- submitted by a community member
August 07, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating July 13, 2008
Good Shepherd is a wonderful school. The work load may be a lot, but you learn so much there that it does not matter. This is my 4th year at Good Shepherd and I have hardly any complaints about it at all. K.W.

- submitted by a student
no rating June 24, 2008
Overall I am happy with this school. It is by far better than the public schools. However, it can be very 'clicky'. If you are on the PTO or are a former students you can do whatever and get away with breaking dress codes etc. You get picked for all the chaperone openings and your kids get picked for all the best jobs/roles available. I often feel looked down upon because I am a single mom and we get help with tuition. My child loves her friends and I do feel it is better than a public school.

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2007
I have two sons who attend Good Shepherd Catholic School. I highly recommend this school to any parent. The principal and teaching staff is wonderful, friendly and very caring. The work load for the students is sometimes heavy but the amount of knowledge the students are taught is very impressive. My sons have learned so much. They truly love this school. We all wish this school would go up to 12th grade! - S. Pacheco

- submitted by a parent
January 08, 2006
This school is the probably the best run school my 2 daughters ahve ever attended. THe principal takes a very pro-active interest in his students. All of the teachers are caring, nuturing indivuals. There is nothing this principal or teachers won't do to straighten any problems out. THe students agrenda which is required to be signed every Thursday keep you in touch. Parents and teachers communciate through this agrenda and its a great tool. All schools should use this. Try it, if you're intested.

- submitted by a former student
July 23, 2004
My son attends Good Shepherd. It is a wonderful, caring and nuturing school. I would highly recommend this school particularly to parents in the Woonsocket area. This school is a great alternative to the Woonscoket Public Schools. I only wish it went to 12th. grade. It is also very reasonably priced.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2003
My biggest problem with the school is the lack of communication between the teachers and parents. The teachers assume that the child will come home and remember all the necessary information to a homework assignment and/or project.

- submitted by a parent
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Good Shepherd Catholic School
1210 Mendon Rd, Woonsocket, RI  02895
(401) 767-5906
Last modified Good Shepherd Catholic School is a Private school that serves grades 3-8
Good Shepherd Catholic School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top