GSIS Awards and Accreditations
Awards and Accreditations
Cinque Terre
May 2019

NEASC Accreditation

Good Shepherd International School has been accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), an accomplishment which indicates that the school has achieved high standards of professional performance and is committed to continuous growth and development.

Cinque Terre
April 2019

CIS International

Good Shepherd International School has been awarded International Re-Accreditation by the Council of International Schools. This is a big accomplishment of completing the rigorous CIS International Re-Accreditation process and it demonstrates our school’s commitment to continuous improvement.

Cinque Terre
June 2018

Education World India School Rankings 2017-2018

In Education World India School Rankings 2017-2018, GSIS is ranked No.1 International School on the parameter of life skills education.

Cinque Terre
July 2017

CIS International Certification

GSIS earned the International Certification by the Council of International Schools (CIS) on 2nd  May 2017 after being methodically and meticulously evaluated by the Council of International Schools Evaluation and Support Officers for its commitment to the development of global citizens and international education programmes.


Cinque Terre
June 2017

Golden Leaf Award for Excellence in School Education

Dr P C Thomas, Founder & Principal of Good Shepherd International School, was awarded the Educon 2017  Golden  Leaf  Award  for  Excellence  in  School  Education at the Future Kerala Education Conclave 2017. Mrs Sheila Alexander, Senior Vice Principal (Academics), received the award on behalf of Dr P C Thomas.

Cinque Terre
October 2016

IGBC Green Schools Platinum Certification

The Palada Campus of Good Shepherd International School has been awarded the " Platinum Rating", the highest in the country by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).
GSIS is the only school in the country which has been awarded the "Platinum Rating" till date. The rating has been awarded for excellence in the following parameters with regard to the school building:

  • Site Selection & Planning
  • Sustainable Water Practices
  • Conserving & Harvesting Energy
  • Eco-friendly School Material
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Health & Hygiene
  • Green Education
  • Innovative Practices

Cinque Terre
September 2016

Lifetime Achievement Award for Dr. P.C. Thomas

It is a matter of great pride for the Good Shepherd family to announce that Dr. P. C. Thomas, The Founder and Principal of GSIS has been conferred with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by Education World, the leading Education magazine in India.
The award speaks volumes of the vision, perseverance, and desire to succeed which has acknowledged Dr. P. C. Thomas as one of India’s leading academicians who has relentlessly and tirelessly worked for the upliftment and betterment of Education in the Country.
The last 40 years has seen the School grow from strength to strength and today, under the dynamic leadership of Dr. P. C. Thomas, the Good Shepherd International School stands No. 1 in the country as the Best Residential School in India, truly justifying his being bestowed with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’.
We wish him all the best for all his future Endeavors.

Cinque Terre
September 2016

The Best International Residential School Award

Good Shepherd International School has been adjudged as the ‘No. 1’ International Residential School in the Country by a recently concluded survey. The Survey was carried out by C fore, the well-known Delhi based market research and opinion polls agency on behalf of Education World, the leading Education Magazine of India. More than a 1000 of India’s most high-profile schools were surveyed during the process.
Good Shepherd International School has also been adjudged as the BEST International Residential School in the following additional categories:-

  • Infrastructure provision & Maintenance
  • Co-curricular activities
  • Pastoral Care
  • Individual attention to students
  • Life Skill Education & Conflict Management

Cinque Terre
July 2016

Outstanding Achievement Award - First In Math

Good Shepherd International School earned an Award for Outstanding Achievement in the First In Math online program for the academic year 2015-2016 in India.