Nazareth Academy was founded by the Sisters of Saint Joseph in 1871. It is the oldest Catholic High School in Rochester.
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The Aquinas Institute and Nazareth Schools are partnering to create a co-educational Catholic school system that seamlessly serves grades Pre-K through 12. The new school system will be called Aquinas Institute and Nazareth Schools. Beginning in September 2010, Pre-K through grade 6 will be located at the Nazareth Academy campus on Lake Avenue. Grades 7 through 12 will be welcomed at the Aquinas Institute campus on Dewey Avenue.
News release as of 2/4/2010The Nazareth Schools will continue providing its well-respected elementary school program, including a highly recognized Pre-K and wrap-around school care. The Nazareth Academy program at Aquinas will continue a strong commitment to women’s leadership and development. This commitment will be overseen by a position created and staffed by the Sisters of Saint Joseph.
Both schools bring several shared values to the new school system including a religious grounding in the Roman Catholic faith tradition as taught and... Read More