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Admissions

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Applications for the 2020-2021 school year will be available October 1, 2019. 

Nativity Prep Academy is a private, Catholic middle school for students in grades six through eight, with a comprehensive support program to help sustain our graduates’ success through high school and college. Entry to the school typically happens for students entering 6th grade, though we also accept students in 7th or 8th grade should space be available.

If you are interested in having your child apply and would like to receive more information, please fill out the form below.

Who Can Apply?

There are two initial requirements for admission for a family to continue with the admissions process.

  1. The applicant is part of the first generation in the family that will graduate from college (i.e. parents have not graduated from a four-year accredited university in the United States).
  2. The family must qualify for free or reduced lunch based on federal income guidelines. Use the second chart on the link here.

https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/rs/scales1920.asp

How To Apply?

The admissions process is designed to identify hardworking students with the motivation and ability to graduate from college. The process includes:

    • Completed application
      • Student Essay
      • Parent Statement
      • Income Verification
      • Teacher Recommendations (2)
      • Transcripts from current/previous school
    • Family Interview
    • Entrance Testing
    • Visit Day

Timeline

October 1, 2019 – Applications available for the 2020-2021 school year.

December 7, 2019 – Open House, 10:00am-1:00pm

February 8, 2020 – Open House, 10:00am – 1:00pm

February 29, 2020 – Application deadline.

Applications will be accepted after the deadline, however, space may be limited.

For more information on admissions, please contact Mr. Bill Sullivan, Director of Admissions, at 619-544-9455, x 230, or by e-mail at bills@nativityprep.org 

  • Admissions decisions are made by a committee of full-time faculty.
  • Current students serve as “buddies” for visiting candidates for admission.
  • Our director for admissions visits the homes of all new students to sign a scholarship contract.
  • For admission, a student’s academic standing at his or her current school is considered but not emphasized.