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Words and pictures can only give you half the story. The best way, the only way, to really appreciate what makes us special is to come visit us! 

Whether you attend an Open House or simply contact us to arrange your own personal visit, you will always be welcome. Once you’ve felt the energy of the school, seen the quality of our facility and met the students and teachers who make it such a warm and vibrant place in which to work and learn, you will be confident that your child will have a successful academic journey at Nazareth.

Information regarding tuition, applications, tours and shadow days is listed below. We look forward to meeting you and your child!
 
TUITION FOR 2019 - 2020
            $6,600.00 first/second child in family
            $6,100.00 third/fourth child in family
            In addition, $150.00 security fee for each FAMILY. Other book bill and fees may apply.
 
For full tuition policy, please click here.  Update for 2019-2020 will be available soon.
 
TOURS
We welcome parents to visit the school at any time during the school day to take a guided tour. Tours can be scheduled from 8:15 am - 2:00 pm. There is so much to see and learn about at NAGS on any given day. Meet our teachers and see our students in action!
 
Students entering grades 2 - 8 are required to shadow in their prospective grade for a regular school day. Your child may wear casual clothes or their current school uniform. This is a great opportunity for your child to meet future classmates and teachers!
Please call Mrs. Rovnan at 215-637-7777, ext. 200 to take a tour and/or a shadow day for your child.
 
 
 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
In order to be considered for enrollment at Nazareth Academy Grade School, the following requirements must be met:
 
GRADES 1 to 8: 
    
 
FIRST GRADE READINESS EVALUATION
Students wishing to enter Nazareth Academy Grade School for First Grade are expected to complete the Readiness Evaluation administered by the faculty at the school. The evaluation is offered in February preceding September enrollment.
 
The Readiness Evaluation is based on work the children have learned in preschool and kindergarten and is designed to:
  • Determine readiness in the areas of reading and mathematics
  • Includes the knowledge of basic letters, numbers and vocabulary
  • Evaluate work on sounds, beginning, middle and ending as well as rhyming
  • Evaluate for listening and answering questions
  • If a child is scheduled for an evaluation after the February date, they may be required to complete an additional part. This additional component may be given especially if the evaluation date is much later in the school year. It will further test the knowledge of sight Vocabulary and Reading.  

    The Readiness Evaluation is a guide used by the Administration and Faculty with regard to admission to Nazareth Academy Grades School. It is not the sole basis for admission. Other factors are considered, such as recommendations from the student's Kindergarten teacher.  

    Parents are welcome to remain at school during the Evaluation to view a Video Presentation and tour the school if interested.  

    TO REGISTER FOR READINESS EVALUATION:
    1. Complete online or paper application.
    2. The fee for the test is $25.00. Please make check payable to "NAGS" 
    3. Submit Birth Certificate and Baptismal Certificate (if applicable) along with your check.
    We look forward to welcoming your family to Nazareth Academy Grade School !
     
     
     
    SHADOW DAYS
    A shadow date must be scheduled for the student entering Grades 2 - 8. Exceptions are made in the summer. On the day of shadowing, the following items must be provided:
                    1. Copies of last three report cards, if applicable.
                    2. Results of the most recent standardized tests, if applicable.
                    3. Letter of recommendation from a teacher from which the student is transferring (Gr. 2 - 8)
     
    The student will also be asked to take an evaluation on the shadow day. A $25 fee must be paid to take the readiness evaluation for the grade to be entered. Our students are eager to welcome new students! Parents should be at ease in knowing that our faculty and students will warmly make your child feel "at home" at NAGS!
     
     
     
    REGISTRATION
    Upon acceptance, parents must submit the following:
    •   Birth Certificate
    •   Baptismal Certificate if applicable
    •   Custody Papers if applicable
    •   Updated Immunization Card
    •   Health Forms for Students
     
    If summer work or tutoring is required, the student is accepted on the condition that the work is completed.
    All students in Grades 2 through 7 are accepted on the condition that they maintain all grades at each marking period at "70" and above (Grades 3-8) and "S" and above (Grade 2).
     
     
     
     
     
    OPEN HOUSES
    While we welcome interested families to come tour the school at any time, we have also planned several Open House events during the 2019 - 2020 school year. Please join us! 
     
    KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE - Friday, November 22, 2019
    Kindergarten students and their families are invited to attend an Open House on November 22, 2019. This is a great opportunity for parents and children to tour the school, learn about our programs and meet our dedicated teachers.
     
    CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK SPAGHETTI DINNER - Friday, January 31, 2020
    All current families and families interested in touring the school are invited to either of two seatings for our Spaghetti Dinner on January 31, 2020.
     
    FIRST GRADE READINESS EVALUATION & TOUR - Saturday, February 8, 2020
    Incoming first grade students are asked to register and participate in a Readiness Evaluation on February 8, 2020. Please call Mrs. Rovnan at 215-637-7777, ext. 200 for additional information.  There is a $25.00 fee for the evaluation. 
     
    EARTH DAY ECO FAIR AND OPEN HOUSE - Friday, April 17, 2020
    Our spring Open House will be held in honor of the 50th Anniversary of EARTH DAY and will provide hands-on fun for families as well as an opportunity for interested families to meet our faculty and students. 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
     
    Thank you for your interest in Nazareth Academy Grade School. We are committed to promoting academic excellence by creating an environment of love which motivates each student to grow and develop to his/her full potential. No child shall be denied admission on the basis of color, race, creed or nationality. 
     
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