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GSES Austin, Texas

Founded in 1945

Good Shepherd Episcopal School is a parish day school and ministry of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.

Our Mission:

Within a nurturing Christian community,

Good Shepherd Episcopal School builds in each child the foundation for good character and a lifelong love of learning.

GSES Currently Serves:

162 Children

Ages 2 - Kindergarten

GSES Employs:

30 Staff

& Faculty Professionals

For over 75 years, our school has been a ministry of The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. Through this partnership, Austin children have had the opportunity to spend their early years supported by a caring, Christian community as they begin their educational journey. The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd serves approximately 3,500 members, comprising 1,300 households.

Our educational philosophy centers around a play-based, character-enriching early childhood programs focused on educating the whole child.

In 2015, the school was completely rebuilt as part of a $22M shared capital campaign with The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.

What sets us apart

Did you know at GSES we have:


Years of combined teaching experience


Costumes in our costume closet


Music & movement classes per week


Books in the GSES library