General Curriculum
Nativity School follows the curriculum of the Archdiocese of Miami. This curriculum seeks to foster the growth of the whole child: spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social. The goal is to lead the students to become responsible members of the Church and of society.
Students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 receive instruction in the following core subjects:
  • Religion
  • Language Arts (including literature, grammar & composition, phonics)
  • Spelling and/or Vocabulary
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Handwriting (K-5), Cursive Writing - Grade 2
In addition, students (depending on grade level) receive instruction in the following enrichment specials during the week:
  • Spanish
  • Physical Education
  • Music
  • Art
Standardized Testing
Students in 2nd through 8th grade will take the Terra Nova Standardized Test.
Program Support
Academic events, programs, and technological support that enrich the curriculum include:
  • STREAM (science, technology, religion, engineering, arts, math) Supported Curriculum
  • Google Apps for Education 1:1 Chromebook Program: Grades 1-8
  • iPad 1:1 Program: Grades K-3
  • iPad Shared Program: Grades 4-8
  • Interactive White Boards: Prekindergarten - 8
  • Accelerated Reader Program (technology-based)
  • IXL Online Program Support in social studies, science, math, and ELA
  • FRECKLE Online Math Program Support: Grades K-5
  • STREAM Fairs
  • Spelling Bee
  • Differentiated Center Instruction in lower grades
  • Law Day Speech Contest - Grade 8
  • Elective First Friday Classes - Grades 6-8
  • Etiquette Class - Grade 6
  • Flashlight Fridays: Grade 5 students read and share with PK4 students.
  • Prayer Partners: Grades 7 & 1, Grades 8 & 2
  • NET Retreats: Grades 7 & 8
Extra-Curricular Activities
Older Nativity students have the opportunity to join clubs and/or try out for sports teams. This offers the students a chance to pursue their interests, talents, and abilities.