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 (VPK/PreK4)

Southside Campus

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.

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

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)

Southside Campus

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.

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

Free VPK Summer Program

 

Have your child ready for Kindergarten with our Free VPK Summer Program (free with VPK voucher for students 4- or 5- years old by Sept 1, 2020).

8-week session, June 7 – July 30, 5 days a week, 9am – 3pm

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

5-week session
June 29—July 29
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
9am-3pm

$350/session

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

904-814-5234

Admissions@sotwschool.com

Click here to register.

 

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SOTW Southside Campus

7860 Southside Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32256

(904) 641-3393

(904) 641-0919 (Fax)

SOTW Mandarin (Lakeshore) Campus

For school year 2020-2021 all classes are at the Southside Campus.

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