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Applications open January 10th
for Nativity 2022-23 school year

  • Jan. 10-Applications open
  • Families complete the Application Packet below.
  • Families will be contacted after applications are received
    and reviewed.
  • Please complete all Steps in the Application Packet section below.
  • Call the school secretary for help and information at 502-855-3300.
Application Packet

Step One: Click to open the Parent/Guardian Application Form.
Parent letters in English and Spanish provide Application instructions.

Step Two: Click to open the FACTS Grants & Aid Information Sheet
and link for FACTS application

Step Three: Click to open and save the Recommendation Form
that you will provide by email attachment or mail to a teacher, administrator
or counselor from your child’s current school.

Step Four: Ask your child’s current school to provide your child’s transcript
to Nativity by attaching it to an email to: rwitherspoon@nativityacademy.org

If you have any questions about these documents or the Application process
please call us any time for help and information: 502-855-3300

If you answer “yes” to these questions, you should consider Nativity Academy:

  • Do you have a child who will enter grade 6, 7, or 8 in
    August 2022?
  • Do you want to see your child succeed in high school
    and college?
  • Do you want an Academy environment for your child
    that provides study hall, mentoring and after-class
    enrichment activities?
  • Can you pay a $20 per month activities fee?
  • Would your child be successful in small, gender-separate classes with more one-on-one attention from teachers?

We invite parents, guardians, and students to call any time for more information: 502-855-3300.

Characteristics of Nativity Academy

  • 98% high school graduation rate
  • 83% of students go on to post-secondary education (2003-2017)
  • Non-tuition-based private education
  • 15-0r-less intimate class sizes
  • Student role-model behavior
  • Fully engaged parents/guardians
  • Academic, social, moral and physical development for students
  • Faith-based learning modules
  • Extended Enrichment Program/extended-year summer program
  • Gender-separate classrooms
  • Graduate Support Program

Nativity Academy is an independent private middle school in the Catholic tradition to educate urban youth (grades 6-8), that transforms the lives of students who have a commitment to achievement and whose families demonstrate financial need. Nativity gives priority to children who are eligible for the Federal Lunch Program.

The Academy currently serves 77 children of all faiths, from all over Metro Louisville, who desire an academically challenging, personalized, and supportive environment. Over half of Nativity’s 8th grade graduates attend Catholic high schools.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Nativity Academy does not discriminate against qualified applicants on the basis of sex, race, religion, nationality or ethnic origin in any manner whatsoever.

Any form of discrimination is contrary to the philosophy and spirit of Nativity Academy.

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