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Nativity Preparatory Academy Welcomes New Student Activities Manager and Rochester Youth Year VISTA

Nativity Preparatory Academy, Rochester’s only tuition-free private middle school for underserved students in grades 5-8, is welcoming two new staff members: Robert Bonfiglio as the new Student Activities Manager and Tatiana Colon as the Rochester Youth Year VISTA. Bonfiglio, who also serves as Nativity Prep’s Academic Intervention Teacher for Math, is expanding his work to include his new role as Student Activities Manager. Starting his second year at the school, his new responsibilities include outreach efforts to build community partnerships…

Nativity Preparatory Academy Welcomes New Director of Student Support Services

Nativity Preparatory Academy, Rochester’s only tuition-free private middle school for low-income students in grades 5-8, welcomes Anna Josephine Doerr as its Director of Student Support Services. Doerr brings her background of social work and passion for mental health advocacy to her new position. In her most recent role as a clinical social worker at the Rochester Psychiatric Center, Doerr successfully assisted patients on the forensics and civil side of the hospital while determining their mental health status and needs through…

Graduation 2021: 8th Grade Class of Saint Oscar Romero

On June 22nd, 2021, Nativity's 8th grade class of Saint Oscar Romero received their diplomas! The graduation ceremony took place at St. Boniface Church with the graduates, their families, teachers, staff, Nativity Board of Trustees members, and supporters of the school in attendance. We are so proud of the accomplishments and the tremendous resilience the students displayed throughout this challenging year! Here is where they are heading next: Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women (7) McQuaid Jesuit (4)…

Welcoming Our New Associate Director of Development

Rochester, NY—July 8, 2020—Nativity Preparatory Academy, a local tuition-free privately-operated urban middle school for students in Grades 5-8, is pleased to welcome Jillian Beaman as its new associate director of development. Beaman will collaborate with Nativity leadership and staff to achieve all philanthropic and marketing communications goals for the school. In her most recent role as director of annual giving at the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Beaman successfully led the annual campaign, soliciting donors and working with many staff and…

Nativity Prep Re-Opening Plans

All decisions have the health and safety of students, families, and staff as the primary focus. Because of the challenges faced during School at Home, it is Nativity’s goal to offer safe, in-person learning for all students. Students’ holistic (mind and body) well-being is our number one concern. Please review our full, detailed re-opening plan document for more information on our schedule, safety measures and overall goal for this upcoming school year!

Nativity Preparatory Academy
15 Whalin Street
Rochester, NY 14620