Nativity Preparatory School Of New Bedford

Tel: (508)994-3800
Grades: 5-8 | 56 students
Nativity Preparatory School is a private, tuition-free day school for boys in Grades 5-8, providing a structured, challenging, and supportive educational program for students of all faiths in the New Bedford area.
Founded in the Catholic tradition by a group of lay people interested in education, Nativity Prep seeks to foster the intellectual, spiritual, moral, social, and athletic growth of its students, and to nurture in a small school setting the full potential of their whole character.
Our mission is to help boys of promise and desire become lifelong learners who will contribute productively to the world they inherit.
The school's faculty and staff work closely with students' families and other volunteers, building ties between school and community, and developing the kinds of personal and institutional support that will ensure the continuing success of Nativity students in high school, college, and later life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades 5-8

Student Body

Total Students 56 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Nativity Preparatory School Of New Bedford Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Tabor Academy (9.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kennedy-donovan Center School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Family Holy Name School (0.4 miles away)
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  • New Bedford
    Kennedy-donovan Center School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 16 students
    0.3 miles
    19 Hawthorn St
    New Bedford, MA 02740
  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-8 | 301 students
    0.4 miles
    91 Summer St
    New Bedford, MA 02740
  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-8 | 200 students
    0.4 miles
    180 Orchard St
    New Bedford, MA 02740
  • New Bedford
    Early Learning Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 84 students
    0.7 miles
    322 Maxfield Street
    New Bedford, MA 02740
  • New Bedford
    Grades: 5-8 | 66 students
    1.4 miles
    145 Brownell Ave
    New Bedford, MA 02740

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