Nazareth Academy Grade School’s long tradition of academic excellence is firmly rooted in Catholic values and mission to families. Founded in 1941 by the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, NAGS is a premier private coeducational elementary school for children in grades 1 – 8. The school is located in Philadelphia and is accredited by the Middle States Association Commission since 1981.
A supportive environment helps children grow and develop to their potential while a challenging and evolving curriculum exemplifies the development of skills. Chromebooks increase student engagement and an expanded STEM program and coding promote design-based learning.
Extensive Fine Arts and Athletic programs provides a path to a well-balanced, culturally rich life. Service outreach and leadership programs develop citizenship, responsibility and help students become strong community minded individuals prepared to succeed in the many realms of our diverse 21st Century society.
The Pennsylvania Science Olympiad
The PA Science Olympiad encourages group learning with events that challenge students to collectively work toward a common goal. Our students will participate in the URBAN SCHOOLS INITIATIVE at St. Joe's University & the School District in areas of Earth Science, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physiology & Engineering. NAGS is one of 2 private schools participating among 300 schools!