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Good Shepherd Academy is a coeducation school for grades K through 8. Through dedicated, professional, and caring teachers, GSA educates the whole child spiritually, physically, and intellectually. In our secure environment, your children will flourish with our core curriculum in values based education. We pride ourselves on academic excellence and the personal success of all our students.
Get to know us (pdf)
As you are in the process of deciding on the best education for your child, Good Shepherd Academy invites you to consider our school as one of your options. Get to know our school, what we have to offer and more. Also visit our Photo Gallery under Quick Links below, to see many of our school events. To view our latest brochure, click More.
Why choose GSA?
Our graduates have spoken! The Class of 2015 created their own animated mini-movies in Technology class. Click More to view some of the videos and see how proud they are of GSA.
Alumni Reunion Dinner & Dance
All graduates of St. Mary's School, Holy Family and Good Shepherd Academy in Nutley are invited to an evening of reconnection, celebration and fun. Alumni Reunion Dinner & Dance is on Nov. 7, 6:30 pm at GSA Gym. Click More for details and to purchase tickets.
Comedy Night
Join us for a night of comedy on Saturday, Nov. 14 at GSA gym. Doors open at 6:45 pm and show starts at 7:30 pm. Admission is $30. Food is tailgate style. Light refreshments included. Childcare is also available for minimal charge. Click More for details.
Newsletter (pdf)
Read our current issue of the GSA Newsletter: Welcome message from Sr. Jane, New students and staff members, Back to School Night, Summer Project and Improvements, Go Quest Learning, and more.
Science Activity
The 5th Grade Science class of Mrs. Lopreiato completed a STEM activity. The class worked in small groups to make models of a backbone using pipe cleaners, wagon wheel pasta and gummy rings. The activity helped children learn the importance of the soft tissue discs between the vertebrae. Click More to view pictures.
In The News
Exciting things are happening at GSA! Check out articles posted about our school. Click More.
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Year of Faith Reflection
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Parking Procedures (pdf)
  • Read student work and accomplishments on Student News
  • 2015-2016 Parent Commitment Letter - Please sign and submit by Sept. 28 (pdf)
  • Message from Sr. Jane regarding school updates, lunch program changes, etc.
  • Extended Care Program 2015-16 Information
  • Voluntary Student Accident Insurance Information
  • Welcome Guide for New Families (pdf)
  • GSA Students Raise Money for St. Jude's
  • We Celebrate our Volunteers!
  • Good Shepherd Academy is 'not in Kansas anymore'
  • Visit our Photo Gallery for latest school event pictures

  • Printed Monthly Calendar

    Monthly Calendar


    Celebrate Fall

    Trunk or Treat: Oct. 31
    Alumni Reunion: Nov. 7
    Comedy Night: Nov. 14
    Thanskgiving Break:
    Nov. 25, 12:30 pm dismissal
    Nov. 26-27 - No School

    Good Shepherd Academy
    A Middle States Accredited School
    24 Brookline Avenue   ♦   Nutley, NJ 07110   ♦   Phone: 973-667-2049   ♦   Fax: 973-661-9259