The Nativity School

5.00 (3 reviews)
P O Box 9180
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067-0920
Tel: (858)756-6763
Grades: K-8
The Nativity School teaches Christ-like values in a nurturing environment that is academically strong and rich in the spirit of life and love.
The Nativity School is fully accredited by The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA).

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballFootball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Decathlon, Advanced Art, Advanced Technology, Ballet, Cooking, Drama, Garden Club, Guitar, Photography, Scouts, Student Council Advanced Art, Ballet, Cooking, Drama, Garden Club, Guitar, Photography, Scouts, Academic Decathlon,
Advanced Technology,
Student Council,

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Pacific Academy (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Rhoades School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Encinitas Country Day School (1.6 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Encinitas
     The Rhoades School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 300 students
    1.1 miles
    141 S Rancho Santa Fe Road
    Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Encinitas
    Grades: PK-8 | 432 students
    1.6 miles
    3616 Manchester Avenue
    Encinitas, CA 92024
  • Rancho Santa Fe
    Grades: K-6 | 145 students
    0 miles
    Po Box 8126
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
  • Rancho Santa Fe
    Horizon Prep
    Grades: NS-10 | 535 students
    0 miles
    6233 El Apajo Road
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
  • Solana Beach
    Grades: NS-6 | 124 students
    1.6 miles
    1010 Solana Dr., P.O. Box 745
    Solana Beach, CA 92075

School Reviews

   5.00 out of 5 (3 reviews)
5.0 Stars   05/17/16
The Nativity school is exceptional! The teachers are outstanding, really get the kids excited about what they are learning. Communication at this school amazes me, so organized and I feel we are always informed. If you are looking for a place that your child will be excited to go to everyday and where you will always know what's going on at school this is the place.
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5.0 Stars   05/17/16
We are very proud to say that our two children attend The Nativity School. They are receiving a top notch education in a faith-based environment. The teachers are well educated and also very caring. Our children love the music and art programs as well as the sports offerings. The school spirit at Nativity is exceptional! Our whole family has made many friends at Nativity and we have felt very welcomed from our first day. The school does a great job of integrating the different grades to create friendships of all ages. Overall, we think the school's motto "Where hearts and minds grow great and true" says it all.
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5.0 Stars   07/24/15
The Nativity School has been a great fit for our family, both for the children as well as for us parents. The class sizes are small, with many lower grades having teacher assistants in addition to the full time teacher. Our son has a vision problem, and the teachers have been consistently attentive and helpful. The academics are challenging, the teachers are professional, well educated and caring teachers, the specialists are excellent, and the students can really be themselves at Nativity. They feel comfortable with the classmates taking risks, and enjoy being on school teams together. We joined their church parish, which has enabled us to bond with the church and school community as a whole. We feel confident our children will be happy and well cared for at the school, and that is all you can really ask for as a parent. It is well worth the tuition as many public schools in the area have much larger class sizes and have cut specialists, as well as compared to other local private schools, where tuition is almost double that of Nativity.
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