Nativity School

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The mission of Nativity School is to provide your child a solid academic education with a global perspective in which the arts and technology are integrated into the curriculum all rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Your child's religious education is the fundamental reason Nativity School exists.
Traditional truths of the Catholic faith, values rooted in the Gospel of Jesus, and moral principals grounded in Christian social justice essentially define who we are.
Our religious values are reflected in the way subjects are taught, the way your child will be treated, and the way you as parents will be incorporated in our endeavors.
The spirit of prayer, service, and a personal relationship with Jesus for your child are fostered at Nativity.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,300
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: May. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1921
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students
405 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Nativity School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
May. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Visit www.nativity-cincinnati.org for more information on Tuition
Admissions Director
Nancy Ciarniello
Admissions Associate
Rudy Gruenke

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Math Club, Robotics Club, Student Serving Others

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Variety Show

School Notes

  • Nativity has partner schools in China, Finland and Germany. The student exchange program is an integral part of the Nativity Experience.
  • Membership in International School-to-School Experience provides opportunities to partner with schools around the world. Since 1980 we have exchanged student delegations with schools in India, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Ecuador, Argentina, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Jamaica, Bermuda, Ireland, France, Ukraine, Germany, Hungary, and Finland.
  • We will send student delegations to China and France in March and welcome guests from China and France in April / May.
  • Nativity is a member of the International Education and Resource Network.
  • Students in Grades K-5 study Spanish. In Grade 6 students choose to study Spanish or Latin, or to learn French, German or Chinese online.
  • Nativity is a member of the Greater Cincinnati International Hall of Fame.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Nativity School cost?
Nativity School's tuition is approximately $5,300 for private students.
What sports does Nativity School offer?
Nativity School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Nativity School's ranking?
Nativity School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Nativity School?
The application deadline for Nativity School is May. 15.

School Reviews

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We absolutely love Nativity School. It is a welcoming, nurturing place for children. The curriculum is challenging, the staff is superior and our kids really enjoy the global emphasis. Our children get to meet children from other countries and learn about their culture at least once per year. The community of families is truly one of a kind. We highly recommend Nativity School and Parish!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,300
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: May. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Cincinnati, OH is $9,005 for elementary schools and $14,580 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cincinnati, OH is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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