Nativity Preparatory School

Tel: (857)728-0031
Grades: 6 - 9 | 61 students
Founded in 1990 by the Jesuits, Nativity Preparatory School is an accredited, private, independent, tuition-free middle school in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.
Through a highly structured, challenging, individualized education that promotes the intellectual, ethical, physical and social development of each student, Nativity Prep prepares economically disadvantaged middle school boys from Boston's inner city neighborhoods for admission to selective high schools and colleges.
In the Jesuit tradition, Nativity Prep transforms boys from Boston into men for others.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 9
Year Founded 1990

Student Body

Total Students 61 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 96%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Nativity Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 13 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Shirt and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 100%
Acceptance Rate 20%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Gadisa Goso

School Notes:

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Compass Inc (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Copper Beech Montessori School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Paige Academy (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Jamaica Plain Copper Beech Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    179 Amory St
    Jamaica Plain , MA , 02130
    (617)524-3237
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.2  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Dorchester Compass Inc    
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    290 Bowdoin St 294
    Dorchester , MA , 02122
    (857)220-2333
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Schools Inc
    (Nonsectarians)
    34 Peter Parley Rd
    Jamaica Plain , MA , 02130
    (617)522-0880
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.6  mi  |  62  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Jamaica Plain
    Knight Childrens Center
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    161 S Huntington Ave
    Jamaica Plain , MA , 02130
    (617)264-5349
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • Dorchester Crispus Attucks Childrens Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    105 Crawford St
    Dorchester , MA , 02121
    (617)445-1420
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  K

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