Programs

School Programs

Blended Learning – An Innovative Approach to Personalized Learning

With blended learning, your child will:

  • Receive personalized, differentiated instruction in small groups (6:1).
  • Learn on adaptive, academic online programs to grow academic skills.
  • Collaborate with other students to develop academic and social skills.
  • Perform at the highest level possible your child’s pace: advanced, typical, or remedial.
  • Develop digital literacy skills that will prepare your child for college and career.

To find out more about how our blended learning model will provide your child the opportunity to thrive academically and socially, contact our Admissions Counselor, Angie Ervin: 904-814-5234 or admissions@sotwschool.com. Kindergarten through 8th Grade

Preschool Grades (2-Year-Olds through VPK/PreK4)

Southside Campus Only

At Shepherd of the Woods School, your child will build a strong foundation to be a successful, Christian citizen who is well prepared for elementary school. Your child will learn that learning is a journey that takes time and that “I can!”

Your child will enjoy:

  • Small classroom sizes.
  • Large group instruction followed by small group instruction for personalized learning.
  • Interactive, research-based literacy and language development.
  • Hands-on learning and discovery in math, science, social studies, and art/music.
  • Weekly use of technology for learning.
  • Listening to stories and visiting the library.
  • Daily outside, physical activity.
  • Weekly faith lessons and chapel.

Our parents enjoy:

  • Consistent communication between home and school through emails and apps.
  • Access 24/7 to student progress.
  • Regular family and service activities.

Our Preschool classes are formed based on your child’s age on September 1.

PreK-2 ClassPreK-3 ClassVPK
5-days (M-F), 3-days (M, W, F), or 2-days (T, Th)5-days (M-F), 3-days (M, W, F), or 2-days (T, Th)5-days (M-F)
2-years-old (not completely potty-trained)3-years-old (completely potty trained)4-years-old

 

School Hours
Drop OffClass TimeDismissal
8:45-9:00 AM9:00 AM-12:05 PM12:05-12:20 PM

Limited bus services are available to and from school for a small fee.

To find learn more about how your child will benefit from our Preschool, contact our Admissions Counselor, Angie Ervin: 904-814-5234 or admissions@sotwschool.com.

Southside Campus and Mandarin (Lakeshore) Campus

In Shepherd of the Woods School’s small Kindergarten class your child will receive a strong academic foundation and be nurtured academically, socially, and emotionally. Our small class and small school helps your child build the confidence needed to begin a successful academic journey.

With our blended learning model, your child will:

  • Receive small group, direct instruction from our teachers.
  • Complete collaborative and independent work to sharpen academic skills.
  • Use adaptive, computer-based learning to grow academic skills.

You and your child receive:

  • Specific feedback on your child’s academic level from the Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment.
  • Regular feedback on your child’s mastery and growth in academic skills.

Our parents enjoy:

  • Consistent communication between home and school through emails and apps.
  • Access 24/7 to student progress.
  • Regular family and service activities.

We accept students younger than 5 years old as of September 1 into Kindergarten based on social, emotional, and academic maturity.

Before CareDrop OffClass TimeDismissalAfter Care
7:30-8:30 A.M.8:30-8:45 A.M.8:45 AM-3:15 P.M.3:15-3:30 P.M.3:30-6:00 P.M.

To find learn more about how your child will benefit from our Kindergarten, contact our Admissions Counselor, Angie Ervin: 904-814-5234 or admissions@sotwschool.com.

Elementary (1st-8th Grades)

 Mandarin (Lakeshore) Campus Only

At Shepherd of the Woods School, your child will build a strong foundation to be a successful, Christian citizen in our rapidly changing world and who is well prepared for college and careers.

With our blended learning model, your child will:

  • Receive small group, direct instruction from our teachers.
  • Complete collaborative and independent work to sharpen academic skills.
  • Use adaptive, computer-based learning to grow academic skills.

 In our Upper (6th-8th grade) class, your child will be able to take Florida Virtual School classes as needed for varied learning opportunities.

You and your child receive:

  • Specific feedback on your child’s academic level from the Measure of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment.
  • Regular feedback on your child’s mastery and growth in academic skills.

Our parents enjoy:

  • Consistent communication between home and school through emails and apps.
  • Access 24/7 to student progress.
  • Regular family and service activities.

We accept students younger than 5 years old as of September 1 into Kindergarten based on social, emotional, and academic maturity.

School Hours
Before CareDrop OffClass TimeDismissalAfter Care
7:30-830 AM8:30-8:45 AM8:45 AM-3:15 PM3:15-3:30 PM3:30-6:00 PM

To find learn more about how your child will benefit from our 1st through 8th grades, contact our Admissions Counselor, Angie Ervin: 904-814-5234 or admissions@sotwschool.com.

Student Services

We provide support services to help all children succeed. We partner with Duval County’s Parentally Placed Private School Students program, Title I, and Great Strides Rehabilitation to provide services during the school day for the family’s convenience.

 

DCPS Parentally Placed Private School’s ProgramTitle IGreat Strides Rehabilitation
Speech TherapyTutoringOccupation Therapy
TutoringSpeech/Language Therapy
ABA Instruction and Consultation

We provide tutoring after school from our teachers for an additional fee.

To find out more about how we can service your child at Shepherd of the Woods School, contact our Admissions Counselor, Angie Ervin: 904-814-5234 or admissions@sotwschool.com.

Extracurricular Activities

At Shepherd of the Woods School, your child will have the opportunity to participate in multiple extra-curricular activities.

During school, music lessons are available to students through our partnership with Music Works:

PianoGuitar
DrumsBrass instruments

*Kindergarteners may only participate in piano.

 

Our school’s extra-curricular activities include:

Kindergarten-8th Grade:4th-8th Grade:
Spirit GroupTrack
YearbookSafety Patrol
Arts and Crafts

All of our students are welcome to join Shepherd of the Woods Lutheran Church’s youth activities:

Kindergarten-6th Grade:7-12th Grade:
K-6th Grade Youth GroupSenior Youth Group
Sonshine Singers
Summer Programs

Preschool Summer Program

Are you looking for something for your potty-trained preschooler (2 1/2 – 5 year old by September 1) to do during the summer? Do you want them to have fun, but still maintain the pre-academic skills they have learned so far? If so, our Preschool Summer Camp is just what you are looking for!

During weekly sessions, your preschooler will continue to learn pre-academic skills while enjoying fun activities with their friends: outside play, inside games, arts, music, technology, and hands-on activities.

Weekly sessions from June 22 – July 24

9am – noon

5-days: Monday – Friday $100

3-days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday $75

Limited bus service from home and to home also available for a fee.

 Southside Campus

7860 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, 32256

Limited spaces available. Register here.

Please call or email Angie Ervin, Admissions Counselor, for information and availability of spots.

 904-814-5234

 Admissions@sotwschool.com

Virtual Summer Preschool Program

Tuesdays and Thursdays— your child will enjoy a live virtual opening session
and a live small group session each day between 9am and noon with our preschool teacher and hands-on activities for your child to do at home all week!

5-week session

June 23—July 23

$90/session

Limited spaces available. Register here.

Please call or email Angie Ervin, Admissions Counselor, for information and availability of spots.

904-814-5234

Admissions@sotwschool.com

 

Kindergarten Readiness Camp

Building skills needed for the first day of Kindergarten and beyond!

Incoming Kindergarteners will be prepared for success by:

  • Becoming accustomed to a full-day of academics
  • Improving literacy and math readiness skills
  • Building problem-solving skills
  • Learning independence in classroom routines
  • Growing social and communication skills
  • Using technology as a learning tool

4-week session
June 30—July 23
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
9am-3pm

$350/session

Limited spaces available. Register here.

Please call or email Angie Ervin, Admissions Counselor, for information and availability of spots.

904-814-5234

Admissions@sotwschool.com

Summer School

Academic enrichment, maintenance, or remediation.

This extended school year program provides enrichment, maintenance, and remediation of academic skills in a fun, values-based environment. Students enjoy structured learning activities in a blended learning environment that includes small group instruction, collaborative work, and computer-assisted instruction. Students will develop social, emotional, and academic skills through hands-on learning.

  • Reading, Language Arts, Math
  • Science, Social Studies, Faith
  • Social, Emotional, and Academic skills

4-week session,
June 30—July 23
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
9am-3pm

$450/session

Limited spaces available. Register here.

Please call or email Angie Ervin, Admissions Counselor, for information and availability of spots.

904-814-5234

Admissions@sotwschool.com

Virtual Tutoring

Choose one or two hours a week of one-on-one virtual instruction. Your child will also receive a week of individualized assignments to strengthen the targeted areas.

4-week session

June 22—July 24

$225/session – 1 hour of one-on-one virtual instruction each week

$450/session – 2 hours of one-on-one virtual instruction each week

Limited spaces available. Register here.

Please call or email Angie Ervin, Admissions Counselor, for information and availability of spots.

 904-814-5234

Admissions@sotwschool.com

Vacation Bible School

 Details coming soon.

 

For more information contact Angie Ervin at 904-814-5234 or Admissions@sotwschool.com.

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SOTW Southside Campus (Preschool)

7860 Southside Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32256

(904) 641-3393

(904) 641-0919 (Fax)

SOTW Mandarin (Lakeshore) Campus

6595 Columbia Park Ct Jacksonville, FL 32258

(904) 268-6701

(904) 641-0919 (Fax)

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