Mary of Nazareth Catholic School

  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSt. Anthony Special Education Program
Year Founded2014

Student Body

Total Students197 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeMary of Nazareth Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
3%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses3 courses
Advanced CoursesEnglish, Literature, Math
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School uniform purchased from Schoolebelles Uniform Company)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineAug. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,380
Tuition NotesTuition 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 DirectorLynda B. McFarland

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerVolleyball,

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 Clu

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.
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