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Nativity Bvm School

Private | PK-6 | 188 students


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Posted October 1, 2013

New parent to this school and couldn't be more pleased. My child loves going to school (pre-k 3) and is learning so much! The many activities school-wide encourages all the students to get involved and learn in fun, new ways. Everyone knows everyone else - very warm, tight-knit environment.
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Posted September 6, 2012

I attended Nativity B.V.M as a child. I want nothing more than for my child to be able to attend as well. Sister Mary Jo was also my principal and she is a loving, caring woman. The atmospher of the school is that of a Christian family. Family involvement has always been of importance.

Posted December 28, 2010

This is an outstanding school with a long history of over 50 years of Catholic Education. We have had 3 generations attend this school. If you want a caring, loving and faith filled enviroment for your child check it out.

Posted July 14, 2010

If you are "black", don't go to Nativity. Lady of Fatima is a better choice. There are only 4 black kids in the entire school for a reason. Horrible treatment towards black people. Prejudice is tolerated in that environment.
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Posted September 27, 2008

All 3 of my children have attended Nativity. They attended 2 schools prior to attending Nativity due to job moves. This school is fantastic. Sister Mary Jo is a wonderful principal. There are many extra activities throughout the year which my children enjoy, such as plays, family reading night and family picnics to name a few. The A.R. reading program, art, choir, girl scouts, computers, band and violin lessons give students a variety of experiences throughout the year. The physical educaton program is outstanding. The most important aspect of this school is the wonderful Christian atmosphere which my children get to be a part of on a daily basis.
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Posted November 27, 2007

My daughter started at nativity in pre-k 4 and is doing wonderfully! our goal for her for the year was to learn all her letters and their corresponding sounds and to be able to count to 25. She is not even half way through the year and she has already read several words, can count to thirty in english and spanish and is doing great with social skills, and many other important issues. The teachers really pay attention to every kid and the principal, sister mary jo, knows every single kid by name. The before and after school care is outstanding. My daughter gives me a dirty look every time i come to pick her up! there is none of the snobbery & rudenss that i have heard from sooo many people exists in other coast private schools. Great for military families! your child will fit in and love school!
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Posted August 14, 2007

We attended another Catholic school in Gulfport before and Nativity is hands down The Best! Sr. Mary Jo is an amazing principal. There isn't a bad teacher, and the ciriculum is very challenging. The cost is also affordable especially if you are a member of the church. I can't say enough good things about this school. I hope to keep this school around forever. Definately an asset to the Diocese and the city of Biloxi.
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Posted April 25, 2004

For any parent who wants the best for their kids, Nativity is the best school available. It's worth every penny!
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Posted March 1, 2004

Nativity B.v.M. is an excellent school which offers the students a faith community supported by a wonderful, caring and supportive principal and staff! My son is so blessed!
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Posted February 18, 2004

Great school! Nativity is a very historic school in the city of Biloxi, being one of the first Catholic schools established. Money well spent.
—Submitted by a former student

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 80% 46%
Hispanic 11% 3%
Black 6% 50%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1046 Beach Boulevard
Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone: (228) 432-2269


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