The application period for the 2022-2023 school year is now open. Please click below to access the application.

  • How do I apply?

    -Complete application online here.
    -Submit the first two pages of your most recent 1040A tax form (see sample pages here).
    -Submit your student’s final report card from last year.
    -Submit your student most recent report card for his current grade when available.
    -Contact Nativity Admissions to request the teacher evaluation forms (Reading and Math).  Once Nativity has provided those to you,  please ask your student’s current teacher to fill them out and send them to Nativity by email to or fax (857) 728-0037
    -If your student has a current IEP or 504, please email, fax or upload a copy here.

    If you have any questions, please contact Admissions at (857) 273-0106 or by email at

  • Who is eligible to apply?

    Applicants to Nativity Prep must meet the following three requirements:

    1. Residency – Applicants must live in Boston or surrounding neighborhoods.
    2. Entering Grades – Applicants must be entering the 4th or 5th grade. If you are interested in applying to 6th grade, contact admissions.
    3. Income: Nativity’s mission is to serve students who come from families with limited resources.  Therefore, we ask families to submit proof of income to show eligibility. Please contact admissions if you have questions about income requirements.


    Tel. 857-273- 0106

  • When is the next Open House?

    Please contact the school to inquire about tours, open houses or information sessions.

  • What should I know about Nativity Prep?

    Educating Boys from Boston Since 1990

    Staffed by experienced teachers and dedicated volunteers and with a long history of success, the school provides an academically rigorous program preparing boys in grades 4 through 8 for success in high school and college.

    Tuition-Free, No Cost Private Education

    Following its mission to serve low-income families in the city of Boston, Nativity Prep is entirely tuition and cost-free thanks to the generosity of its benefactors.


    In the Catholic, Jesuit tradition, the school welcomes students from all faiths and backgrounds and promotes the intellectual, spiritual, social, and physical growth that inspires boys from Boston to become “men for others”.

    Lifetime Graduate Support

    A key component of the Nativity model is supporting our students and their families throughout their educational journey through our Graduate Support Office. Students receive high school placement guidance and alumni can take advantage of numerous programs related to high school, college and career.

    The Nativity Difference

    We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the “Nativity Difference”!

  • Need more information?

    For questions or more information, please contact Admissions by phone at (857) 273-0106 or email at