Nativity Preparatory School

  • Founded in 1990, Nativity Preparatory School is an accredited, private, free- of-cost middle school for boys in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston.
  • Through a highly structured, challenging, individualized education that promotes the intellectual, ethical, physical and social development of each student, Nativity Prep prepares economically disadvantaged middle school boys from Boston's inner city neighborhoods for admission to selective high schools and colleges.
  • In the Jesuit tradition, Nativity Prep transforms boys from Boston into men for others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1990

Student Body

Total Students76 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradeNativity Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Shirt and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 10 / May. 12
Tuition NotesOur school is totally tuition-free. The focus of our missions is to serve low-income students who live in Boston. We do require families to submit income information.
% on Financial Aid
100%
Admissions DirectorOrlando Emiliano

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, SoccerBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.African Drumming, Choir, Community Service Club, debate, Drumming, Guitar Lessons, Newspaper Club, Saxophone Lessons, Swimming, Trumpet lessons Choir, debate, Drumming, Guitar Lessons, Newspaper Club, Swimming, African Drumming,
Community Service Club,
Saxophone Lessons,
Trumpet lessons,

School Notes

  • Founded in 1990 by the Jesuits, Nativity Preparatory School is an accredited, private, independent, free- of-cost middle school in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston. Through a highly structured, challenging, individualized education that promotes the intellectual, ethical, physical and social development of each student, Nativity Prep prepares economically disadvantaged middle school boys from Boston's inner city neighborhoods for admission to selective high schools and colleges. In the Jesuit tradition, Nativity Prep transforms boys from Boston into men for others.
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