Nativity Jesuit Academy is a K4-8 co-ed Catholic, Jesuit, urban school serving young men and women. We prepare our students, in partnership with their families, for Christian leadership and service in high school, college, and life. Through a unique and holistic education program, Nativity Jesuit strives to form leaders who are religious, loving, seeking intellectual excellence, committed to justice, and open to growth. For the past 27 years, Nativity Jesuit Academy has transformed challenges into results on the southside of Milwaukee. Nativity Jesuit Academy serves 258 K4-8th graders. 100% of Nativity students are Latino and 97% qualify for participation in the Milwaukee Parental Choice voucher program. Our educational model includes: Guided faith development with the principles of Ignatian spirituality 12-month academic program for students in grades 4-8, with an extended school day that includes a mandatory after-school study hall until 5:00 PM
A robust graduate support program that assists students with the transition from eighth grade to high school and then follows students throughout their high school career and beyond
An academic summer residential program in Iron County, Wisconsin known as "Camp Thunderhead" where students learn reading, math, and science for six days a week, as well as leadership and life skills
Family and community engagement and the celebration of Latino culture

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 259 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,500
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
259 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Nativity Jesuit Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
27 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(Navy Blue khaki pants/skirt (girls) and red Nativity polo)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 30
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Nativity Jesuit Academy participates in the Wisconsin Parental Choice Programs.
Admissions Director
Cynthia Camarena
Admissions Associate
Fatima Garcia


Total Sports Offered
3 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
Arts and Music Programs:
Art Class
Profile last updated: 10/27/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 259 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,500
  • Average class size: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30

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