The Nativity School Of Worcester

Nativity School of Worcester is an accredited, independent, Jesuit middle school that provides a quality, all-scholarship education to under served boys of all faiths.
Drawing upon four pillars - strength, scholarship, character, and service - a Nativity education inspires self-discovery, responsibility, spiritual growth, and a lifelong dedication to learning.
In a structured learning environment – including an 11-hour school day, individual tutoring, and small classes – our students develop the character, skills and discipline needed to become not only productive citizens, but truly "men for others.".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Year Founded2003
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students66 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Nativity School Of Worcester Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(White Shirt, Purple Tie, Khaki Pants, and Dress Shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineMay. 15 / rolling
Tuition NotesNativity is a tuition-free middle school. All parents contribute either a modest activity fee (usually around $250 a year) or community service.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$12,800
Admissions DirectorFr. John Fagan, S.J.
Admissions AssociateSean Dillon (Principal)


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Track and Field

School Notes

  • Resident of the city of Worcester
  • Eligible for free or reduced lunch program at current school
  • Expected to attend the mandatory three-week summer session in July
  • School accepts students who are now in the 4th grade to enter 5th grade.  Occasionally, the School accepts a 5th grader to enter into 6th grade.
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