Engaging All Learning Styles
Nativity of Mary School recognizes that challenge is unique to each student, we offer academic support to help meet a variety of learning style needs. Learning also extends beyond our campus, with student growth being cultivated through experiences involving service work and projects that benefit our community.
Technology Integrated In Classroom
Nativity of Mary integrates technology into each classroom enabling greater collaboration between teachers and students.
Additional Learning Opportunities
In support of our curriculum, Nativity of Mary also offers the following programs:
PALS: All Ages, All Together
To learn more about our Assessment Standards & Practices, please go to our assessments page, click here: Assessments.
High Achievement On Standardized Tests
As a Catholic School, Nativity shares in the success of students in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Archdiocese who excel in standardized testing with results that include:
• 96% average or above in math problem solving
• 94% average or above in science
• 93% average or above in reading comprehension
Grades 3 through 8 take the Measure of Academic Progress, or MAP test. Every fall, winter and spring our 3rd – 8th grade students take the NWEA Measures of Achievement (MAP) test. All of our classes performed above average on all Spring 2018 assessments and met all MCA III standards when scores are compared. Below are the details:
NATIVITY SPRING MAP SCORES 2018:
Grade 3 - 206.4 - All meet or exceed State Standards
Grade 4 - 212.7 - All meet or exceed State Standards
Grade 5 - 227.8 - All meet or exceed State Standards
Grade 6 - 231.4- All meet or exceed State Standards
Grade 7 - 235.4 - All meet or exceed State Standards
Grade 3 - 207.8 - All meet or exceed State Standards
Grade 4 - 209.3 - All meet or exceed State Standards
Grade 5 - 220.7 - All meet or exceed State Standards
Grade 6 - 222.5 - All meet or exceed State Standards
Grade 7 - 224.6 - All meet or exceed State Standards
Nativity of Mary fosters a nurturing environment that engages students in all elements of learning. By following the Minnesota State Standards, a culture of learning is established under the guidance of dedicated teaching staff through a rich educational experience in all key studies at our school: religion, language arts, literature, science, history, geography, mathematics, science, music and the arts.