Nativity Mission – Nativity Preparatory School is an independent, tuition-free middle school for boys from low-income families in the New Bedford area. The school provides a challenging and supportive learning environment, where motivated students of all faiths are offered an intellectual, cultural, physical and moral education. The goal is to graduate young men who are academically prepared for further education, inspired to lead their lives with humility, and dedicated to serving others.



Nativity History
– Founded by a group of Catholic lay people, Nativity opened its doors in the Fall of 2000 to twelve 5th- and 6th-grade boys from low income families from the greater New Bedford area. What they would embark on was a school year unlike anything they or their teachers had ever experienced. Executive Director Barry Hynes, former teacher at Nativity Mission School in New York, and founder of Nativity Preparatory School of Boston, responded to… read more