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Nazareth Academy

Grade School

Admissions

VISIT, TOUR, APPLY

 

In an abundance of caution, we have suspended in-person tours and shadow days. Parents interested 
in enrolling their child are asked to please contact Mrs. Rovnan, 215-637-7777, ext. 200 or complete 
the online registration form.  
A virtual tour will be emailed to you, followed by a phone call with Mrs. McGarvey, Development Director. 
Students transferring into grades 2 - 8 will be given the opportunity to schedule a virtual shadow half-day.
 
 
WELCOME! Whether you attend an Open House, request a virtual tour or contact us to arrange a personal visit, you will always be welcome. Once you've felt the energy of the school, have 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's academic foundation is firmly set.  Information regarding tuition, applications, tours and shadow days is listed below. We look forward to meeting you and your child! 
 
TUITION FOR 2020 - 2021
$6,700.00 first/second child in family
$6,200.00 third/fourth child in family
In addition, $150.00 security fee for each FAMILY. A nominal book bill and fees may apply. 
 
Registration for current families was due March 31, 2020.   
For full tuition policy, please click here. 
 
TOURS - Suspended until further notice. See COVID-19 note above.
We welcome parents to visit the school at any time during the school day to take a guided tour. Tours can be scheduled form 8:15 am - 2:00 pm. There is so much to see and learn about 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 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 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 PLACEMENT 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 schedulted for Saturday, February 27, 2021 and precedes September enrollment.  If you missed the evaluation, please call Mrs. Rovnan at 215-637-7777, ext. 200. 
 
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 copy of Birth Certificate and Baptismal Certificate (if applicable) along with your check.
 
 
SHADOW DAYS - Suspended until further notice. See COVID-19 note above. 
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 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)

Your child will also be asked to take an evaulation on the shadow day. A fee of $25.00 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 knowing that our faculty and students will warmly make your child feel "at home" at NAGS! 

 
REGISTRATION
Upon acceptance, parents must submit the following, if not already submitted:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)
  • Custody Papers (if applicable)
  • Updated Immunization Records
  • 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).
 
 
 
TENTATIIVE OPEN HOUSE EVENTS
While we welcome interested families to come tour the school at any time, we have also planned several Open House events during the 2020 - 2021 school year. Please join us! 
 
KINDERGARTEN OPEN HOUSE - TENTATIVE DATE: November 20, 2020
Kindergarten students and their families are invited to attend an Open House on November 20, 2020. This is a great opportunity for parents and children to tour the school, learn about our programs and meet our dedicated teachers.  8:30 am - 11:00 am.  For additional information, contact Mrs. Rovnan at 215-637-7777, ext. 200. 
 
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
Interested families are invited to join our annual Tree Lighting at Nazareth Academy Grade School on December 9, 2020 at 6 PM. Following the Tree Lighting, a tour will be held for interested families.
 
CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK SPAGHETTI DINNER
All current families and families interested in touring the school were invited to our Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, February 5, 2021. Faculty members will be available to take families on a tour of our beautiful facility. 
 
FIRST GRADE READINESS EVALUATION & TOUR 
Incoming first grade students are asked to register and participate in a Readiness Evaluation on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Please call Mrs. Rovnan at 215-637-7777, ext. 200 for additional information.  There is a $25.00 fee for the evaluation. 
 

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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