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At a Glance


Nazareth Prep is an affordable and innovative independent Catholic school based on the belief that every student — regardless of race, religion, or economic status — should have access to a quality education. We are a career and college preparatory school for serious students with academic potential and the ability to work hard. 

  • 65% black, 28% white, and 7% other

  • 51% males and 49% female students

  • 7:1 student ratio

  • 100% of students receive need-based financial aid and scholarships

  • Students represent 35 zip codes and 15 school districts

  • 22 clubs and activities including after-school programming four days a week

  • 100+ Internship Partners

  • 40 faculty and staff members

  • 50% of the faculty and staff hold advanced degrees including Doctorates

  • Use CWRA+ and ACT standardized assessments and hold college visits each spring (26 visits last year)  

  • Personalized learning plans for math with the Think Through Math program 

  • Advisory program three days a week that provides one-on-one support 

  • Many options for transportation including school bus service from districts within 10 miles, bus passes for students from Pittsburgh Public School districts, and supplemental transportation via the fleet of Nazareth Prep vans

  • Through their classes, students identify and solve social justice problems in the communities where they live and work

  • Community partnerships for unique off-campus learning that happens weekly

  • A sponsored ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth

Educational Affiliations
 

Member: Schools That Can
Affiliate: Big Picture Learning
Member: National Catholic Education Association
Member and Seeking Accreditation: Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools
Member: National Association of Independent Schools