Welcome to Shepherd Christian School


K-5 Christian School located in Gahanna,OH

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In partnership with family and God, our mission is to:  Nurture children spiritually, physically, academically and socially as they grow in Christ-likeness.

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Our Focus on Christian Education

"I love the spiritual setting that takes place at Shepherd.  The moral conscience of Shepherd among kids and staff is heavy and real!  God is in the presence of this school and what an awesome feeling that is."

"Even though I'm not personally religious, my daughter loves the lessons from the Bible and the morals and lessons she gets is great to me."

"My child loves the teachers and the chapel, I hear it's awesome!"

Parent Survey, Fall 2017


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Our Focus on Family

"Shepherd has a close family feel."

"I love Everything! You really feel like you're a part of a small family"

There are so many things that I appreciate, but I am most appreciative of the understanding nature and inclusion to students and families with dual households."

"Small family oriented environment and no bullying."



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Our Focus on Partnership

"I love the emotional environment of Shepherd."

"The staff has love for the kids and a greeting every morning!"

"I most appreciate the loving staff.  I have no worries when I send our kids to school, and know they are being taken care of."

"We love the staff and the care given to our child both educationally and spiritually."


Parent Survey, Fall 2017

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Service Matters

Shepherd students annually raise thousands of dollars  in support of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries for those in need and donate hundreds of hours to Christian service.


100% of Shepherd parents rate the the school as strong or very strong when it comes to the spiritual formation of their child

— 2017 Fall Parent Survey


Looking Forward

Registration for the 2018-2019 school year begins in January of 2018.  Class size is small and fills up quickly.  Schedule your tour today.