Mary of Nazareth Catholic School has been established in accordance with the school laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the recommendations and regulations issued by the Department of Education and the Diocese of Pittsburgh Department for Schools. Both the Diocese of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Department of Education certify the faculty.
In addition, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Catholic Education Association accredit the school.
The educational philosophy of Mary of Nazareth Catholic School is to encourage children to grow and mature in the faith according to the Gospel of Christ. Accordingly, children are expected to become witnesses to Christ in this world.
Because the spiritual values of a Catholic education are often counter to the materialistic values of society, the education of each child must involve his or her whole being: soul, mind, and body.
Mary of Nazareth Catholic School is a teaching arm of the Roman Catholic Church.
The primary goal of the school is to provide faith- centered, academic instruction in which the Gospel message, worship, and social concerns are integrated into the total learning experience of students, faculty, and parents.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 199 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,480
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

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Mary Of Nazareth Catholic S ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
St. Anthony Special Education Program
Year Founded
2014

Student Body

Total Students
199 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
Mary Of Nazareth Catholic S Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
Advanced Courses
English, Literature, Math
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(School uniform purchased from Schoolebelles Uniform Company)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Aug. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition costs vary each year depending on enrollment and staff.
% on Financial Aid
16%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$400
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lynda B. McFarland

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
English Festival, Geography Bee, Math-A-Thon, Pittsburgh Science and Technology Expo, President's Physcial Fitness, Spelling Bee

Club or Organization:
Youth Group

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Club

School Notes

  • Mary of Nazareth Catholic School has been established in accordance with the school laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the recommendations and regulations issued by the Department of Education and the Diocese of Pittsburgh Department for Schools. Both the Diocese of Pittsburgh and the Pennsylvania Department of Education certify the faculty. In addition, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Catholic Education Association accredit the school. The educational philosophy of Mary of Nazareth Catholic School is to encourage children to grow and mature in the faith according to the Gospel of Christ. Accordingly, children are expected to become witnesses to Christ in this world. Because the spiritual values of a Catholic education are often counter to the materialistic values of society, the education of each child must involve his or her whole being: soul, mind, and body. Mary of Nazareth Catholic School is a teaching arm of the Roman Catholic Church. The primary goal of the school is to provide faith- centered, academic instruction in which the Gospel message, worship, and social concerns are integrated into the total learning experience of students, faculty, and parents.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 199 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,480
  • Acceptance rate: 97%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

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