Mary Of Nazareth School

14131 Seneca Road
Germantown, MD 20874-0208
Tel: (301)869-0940
Grades: PK-8 | 519 students
The mission of Mary of Nazareth Roman Catholic Elementary School is to provide a high quality Catholic education rooted in the faith and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
The school emphasizes each student's development of Christian values and virtues and a growth in understanding of our Roman Catholic tradition in conjunction with a carefully designed academic program.
The school reflects the needs, values and purposes of the specific community it serves.
Within this Catholic school environment, the Gospel message of Christ, as understood by the Church, is taught, the life of prayer and sacramental worship of God is nurtured, the building of relationships is carried out and service is rendered.
The faculty and staff, with the active involvement and support of parents and parish communities, will create and constantly maintain an environment which will enable each student to develop a positive self-image and to realize his or her full potential.
Thus, each student will grow spiritually, emotionally and intellectually and become an active and responsible member of the Church, parish and society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1994
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2011

Student Body

Total Students 519 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade Mary Of Nazareth School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 30 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,000
Tuition Notes Out of parish Tuition rate is $7,000.00
Admissions Director Maryellen Weir

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Katherine Thomas School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Georgetown Hill Early School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Seneca Academy (0.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gaithersburg
    Georgetown Hill Early School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K-1 | 28 students
    0.4 miles
    15120 Turkey Foot Rd
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
  • Germantown
    Grades: NS-5 | 203 students
    0.8 miles
    15601 Germantown Rd
    Germantown, MD 20874
  • Germantown
     Butler Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-8 | 149 students
    1.1 miles
    15951 Germantown Rd
    Germantown, MD 20874
  • Gaithersburg
    Childrens Towne Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 18 students
    2.2 miles
    12172 Hidden Brook Ter
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
  • Gaithersburg
    Grades: PK-K | 57 students
    3 miles
    15001 Dufief Drive
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878

School Reviews

My daughter is in the first grade at Mary of Nazareth.I have nothing but praise for this school. My daughter has exceeded my expectations in reading and math and really looks forward to attending school everyday. Her teachers are great and they really care about their students. Mary of Nazareth has been a great fit for us.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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