Nativity Catholic School educates children in Grades PreK-8 in a faith-filled, nurturing atmosphere.
Nativity Catholic School will LEAD through: Love rooted in Christ
Education focused on academic excellence and service to others
Achievement through personal effort and perseverance  Development of mind, body, and spirit
  Nativity Catholic School is a Leader in Me school, incorporating the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into daily instruction.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 375 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Nativity Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
375 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Nativity Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Classroom Dress Code
(Khaki pants/shorts/skirt, Polo shirts in white/navy/light blue, please see handbook for more details )

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates vary based on: - Preschool vs elementary/middle school - Contributing Parishioner vs Non-Contributing Parishioner/Non-Parishioner - Number of children attending in the family



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Quarterly Clubs

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Middle School Choir

School Notes

  • Faith and academic excellence are both important. At Nativity Catholic School, learning does not stop at the core subjects. Nativity strives to develop each student's character through faith in God and a proven character education program.
  • Nativity Catholic School his on an incredible journey of leadership.  The Leader in Me is a process that incorporates habits for success into all parts of our school day. Those habits will also help recognize the greatness in every student and staff member at Nativity. Greatness means more than being heroic, it can be as simple as having strong faith, character, or unique talents. For every child, there are daily opportunities for using and nurturing those unique gifts and talents that make each one great. The Leader in Me "process" is joined with our sacred Catholic faith to positively impact all areas of our school.
  • Quality education and strength of character are the building blocks to achieving the goal of students growing into successful, confident, well-rounded adults. Nativity Catholic School provides academic excellence in a faith-filled environment. The core curriculum in reading, writing, math, and science exceeds the Indiana State standards. Fine arts, music, physical education, spiritual growth, and community service round out the educational experience.
  • Service learning is more than just a buzzword for community service or volunteering at Nativity Catholic School. It underscores one of our finest Catholic traditions a commitment to benefit the community in which we live. As part of our effort to educate the whole child, Nativity instills in students a lifelong dedication to serving others. We believe that by providing opportunities for Nativity students to serve others, we are equipping them with the tools they need to fulfill their future roles as good citizens, productive employees, and compassionate leaders.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 375 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Indianapolis, IN is $8,261 for elementary schools and $11,200 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Indianapolis, IN is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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