Nazareth Academy (Rochester, New York)

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Nazareth Elementary
Address
311 Flower City Park

, ,
14613

United States
Coordinates43°11′3″N 77°37′57″W / 43.18417°N 77.63250°W / 43.18417; -77.63250Coordinates: 43°11′3″N 77°37′57″W / 43.18417°N 77.63250°W / 43.18417; -77.63250
Information
TypePrivate, Co-ed
MottoDominus Illuminatio Mea.
(The Lord is my Light.)
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1871
PrincipalSister Margaret Mancuso, SSJ
Teaching staffSisters of St. Joseph and other teaching professionals
GradesPre-K-6
Average class sizeclasses range anywhere from 12-24 students
CampusUrban
Color(s)Blue and Gold         
NicknameNaz
AccreditationMiddle States Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Website

Nazareth Elementary is a private co-educational Catholic school teaching grades Pre-K through Grade 6 in Rochester, New York, USA. It is a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph.

History[edit]

Nazareth Academy was founded by the Sisters of Saint Joseph in 1871. It was the oldest Catholic high school in Rochester.[2]

"One chance… often in life we are faced with a defining moment, where the choice we make will help determine our safety, our character, or our future."

Extracurricular activities[edit]

After School Clubs[edit]

After-School activities include:

Clubs and organizations[edit]

Nazareth Elementary supports several clubs and organizations, including:

  • Children's Choir
  • Dulcimer club

Associated schools[edit]

Nazareth Academy was a part of Nazareth Schools, which also included an elementary (Nazareth Hall Elementary and Preschool) and middle school (Nazareth Hall Middle School) that were founded as a boys school in 1884. The original building was constructed in 1915; Nazareth Academy closed in 2010.


Performance[edit]

Nazareth Academy was accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the New York State Board of Regents, and the New York State Association of Independent Schools.[3] It was a member of the Greater Rochester Association of Private Schools.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MSA-CIWA. "MSA-Committee on Institution-Wide Accreditation". Archived from the original on July 12, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  2. ^ Nazareth Schools at a glance
  3. ^ Nazareth Academy accreditation
  4. ^ "Greater Rochester Association of Private Schools". Archived from the original on 2008-03-10. Retrieved 2008-01-03.

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