Nativity Preparatory School New Bedford graduates young men who are academically prepared for further education, inspired to lead their lives with humility, and dedicated to serving others.
Nativity Preparatory School is an independent, tuition-free school for boys in grades 5-8 from households of limited financial means in the New Bedford area. Nativity Prep fosters the intellectual, moral, social, and athletic growth of its students, and nurtures in a small-school setting the full potential of their character. The goal is to graduate young men who are academically prepared for further education, inspired to lead their lives with humility, and dedicated to serving others.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
– Nelson Mandela
Scientia: We commit to a life-long quest for knowledge in order to gain power, perspective, and purpose.
Virtus: We strive to demonstrate virtue because the world needs men of humility and character to solve problems and stand for what is right.
Fides: We build a culture of trust because our communities grow strongest when we can rely on one another and act in good faith.