Durham Nativity School

Durham Nativity School provides a tuition-free, enriched learning environment and a twelve-year support system for middle school boys who have the ability and commitment to achieve, but not the resources for a quality, independent school education.
We promote a rigorous academic program and nurture the whole child to reach his potential through knowledge, moral values, learning skills, discipline, and character development.
We instill service for others as we build tomorrow`s role models and community leaders.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 61 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
61 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Durham Nativity School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Khaki pants,blue shirt, tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Apr. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition fee but families pay $25.00 activity fee monthly as well as purchase their own uniforms.
Admissions Director
Maura Sullivan


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
Arts and Music Programs:
Art Classes and Choir

School Notes

  • Durham Nativity School seeks to admit young men and families who value education and are committed to meeting the expectations of our twelve-year program. Our graduates are afforded the opportunity to attend independent, college preparatory high schools and earn a college degree. Students who are successful at DNS enjoy learning, are motivated to succeed in a focused academic environment; and possess honesty, integrity, and self-discipline. The admissions process is designed to identify students and families who will benefit from our specialized instruction and programs.Parents and guardians are expected to support and reinforce the core values and best practices of the Durham Nativity School. Parental involvement and commitment to the educational process produces a successful and more complete child.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Durham Nativity School cost?
Durham Nativity School's tuition is approximately $25 for private students.
What sports does Durham Nativity School offer?
Durham Nativity School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer and Track and Field.
When is the application deadline for Durham Nativity School?
The application deadline for Durham Nativity School is Apr. 15.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 61 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $25
  • Application Deadline: Apr. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Durham, NC is $11,759 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Durham, NC is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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