Nazareth Elementary School

Nazareth Elementary School Photo #1 - Faith, Love & Learning Thrive at Nazareth Elementary! This photo of our entire student body and dedicated staff was taken during our celebration of Catholic Schools Week.
  • Nazareth serves students in Preschool (full day classes for children ages three and four) to Grade 6 from the city of Rochester and many surrounding school districts.
  • At Nazareth, we strive to fulfill the purpose of a Catholic education by teaching the message of Jesus, building a community, being of service, and worshiping together.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1871

Student Body

Total Students116 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Nazareth Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size13 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,900
Tuition NotesPre-K tuition is $6,500/year
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMargaret Mancuso, SSJ, Principal


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
100 Mile Club, American Sign Language Club, Basketball Skills Club, Science Club, Second Grade Enrichment Club, Soccer Skills Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Children's Choir, Dulcimer Club

School Notes

  • The education your student receives in preschool and elementary school will provide the foundation for lifelong learning. At Nazareth, our goal is to provide students with an environment that nurtures goodness, respect, self-discipline, and a love for learning. Our academically challenging, values-based curriculum helps each student reach his/her potential as each discovers and learns to share his/her individual gifts and unique talents.

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  • Rochester
    Grades: PK-12 | 386 students
    3.7 miles
    332 Spencerport Rd
    Rochester, NY 14606
    3.7 PK-12
  • Rochester
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 726 students
    0.5 miles
    1127 Dewey Ave
    Rochester, NY 14613
    0.5 6-12
  • Penfield
    Grades: PK-12
    9 miles
    2070 Five Mile Line Road
    Penfield, NY 14526
    9 PK-12
  • Rochester
    Grades: 6-12 | 277 students
    2.8 miles
    125 Kings Hwy S
    Rochester, NY 14617
    2.8 6-12
  • Rochester
    Greece Christian School
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-8 | 233 students
    4.9 miles
    750 Long Pond Rd
    Rochester, NY 14612
    4.9 PK-8

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The average private school tuition in Rochester, NY is $5,385 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Rochester, NY is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).