Good Shepherd Services : Our Programs : Good Shepherd School
Good Shepherd School is a self-contained educational facility located within Good Shepherd Services. The school is approved by the Maryland State Board of Education as a non-public Type I full day, partial day and residential Special Education Program and as a non-public Type I General Education Program for students in elementary school (grade 8) and secondary school (grades 9 through 12). In addition, Good Shepherd School is approved as a GED TESTS Preparation Program.
Good Shepherd School is organized to provide a holistic approach by integrating an Individualized Educational Plan with the therapeutic goals for each student. Assignment to classes is based upon assessed needs. Individual Educational Plans or 504 Plans are a necessary part of the education program for students requiring special education services.
Good Shepherd Services has signed up to use Edline as a way to keep parents up-to-date online with their child’s school progress and activities. Edline is a company whose mission is to increase parental involvement and raise student achievement. By logging onto the Edline website and activating your account, when Good Shepherd School posts information, you can access important information about your child. To find out more, click on How_to_Set_Up_Your_Edline_Account.pdf.
Good Shepherd participates in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children. Summer site information varies by state and will be available as the school year is ending and summer is about to begin in your community, call 1-866-3-HUNGRY or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for Spanish speakers) to find a free, nutritious summer meal site near you.