Nativity School

Nativity School is a Catholic Christian school that serves Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade children from Church of the Nativity, Holy Spirit, and Our Lady of Good Counsel parishes as well as children from the surrounding community.
Since 1960, Nativity School has been dedicated to the academic and spiritual growth of its students in a culturally diverse environment. Nativity School provides a comprehensive religious program incorporating daily prayer, worship, and sacramental preparation. Each child is educated in the Catholic faith and its values and is given opportunities to achieve one's overall potential.
An integral part of the Church of Nativity, our teachers and educators are dedicated to educating each student and challenging every one of them intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and socially.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 111 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,424
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Nativity School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1960

Student Body

Total Students
111 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Nativity School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
11 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School uniform.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition rates vary depending on number of children and if they are parishioners of the Church of The Nativity, Our Lady of Good Council, or Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Financial assistance is available. Please contact the office manager for further details.

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

School Notes

  • Nativity School is a Catholic Christian school that serves Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade children from Church of the Nativity, Holy Spirit, and Our Lady of Good Counsel parishes as well as children from the surrounding community. Since 1960, Nativity School has been dedicated to the academic and spiritual growth of its students in a culturally diverse environment. Nativity School provides a comprehensive religious program incorporating daily prayer, worship and sacramental preparation. Each child is educated in the Catholic faith and its values and is given opportunities to achieve one's overall potential. An integral part of the Church of Nativity, our teachers and educators are dedicated to educating each student and challenging every one of them intellectually, spiritually, emotionally and socially.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Nativity School cost?
Nativity School's tuition is approximately $8,424 for private students.
What schools are Nativity School often compared to?
Nativity Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Blessed Sacrament School by visitors of our site.
What sports does Nativity School offer?
Nativity School offers 3 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is Nativity School's ranking?
Nativity School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in South Carolina for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Nativity School?
The application deadline for Nativity School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Nativity School located?
Nativity School is located in the James Island neighborhood of Charleston, SC. There are 3 other private schools located in James Island.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked SC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 111 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,424
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Charleston, SC is $14,896 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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