Early Childhood Education & Therapy

To meet its mission of helping each child reach his or her full potential, Good Shepherd offers parents two options. For parents of young children wanting an education in a safe and loving setting, we offer our inclusive early learning center for children 6 weeks to 6 years of age. For families, seeking pediatric therapy (up to age 18), we offer individual and group therapy such as speech, occupational, physical, and developmental by our licensed therapists.


With 48 years of experience in serving children with special needs, Good Shepherd School for Children is a local, not-for-profit located in West St. Louis County


Good Shepherd understands the need for childcare that both nurtures and educates all children--typically developing and special needs such as the autistic spectrum, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and other disorders. With only 74 full-time students enrolled, your child will receive the individual attention he/she deserves.


Each child benefits from having a degreed teacher that has been at Good Shepherd for years. Our lead teachers in the three preschool classrooms have 25 years of experience at Good Shepherd alone! 


Interested primarily in therapy? Out-patient therapy is often covered by insurance and our therapy team can help you navigate the maze of paperwork.

Trivia Night Sponsors

Thank you to the following 2015 Trivia Night Sponsors: RLS Press Fittings, Swink Fiehler & Company, Farmers Insurance Darden Agency, Bergman Schraier & Co., Mueller Prost, Nancy Litzau, Kohls-St. Peters and Bridegton Stores, Direct Impact and Creve Coeur Kiwanis. 

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Good Shepherd School for Children's mission is to help each child reach his or her full potential. We provide quality inclusive education for children with special needs and typically developing children from ages six weeks to six years. Exceptional learning and growth experiences are supplemented by therapeutic services as needed, up to age eighteen.


Last year, Good Shepherd served 139 children--78 of whom had special needs.


Eighty cents out of every dollar that you donate goes directly to services. 

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