Nativity Catholic School

Nativity Catholic School

Leading the way to Christ

A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence


The school’s testing program is intended to assist teachers and administrators in a systematic evaluation of the academic and religion programs, to diagnose students’ strengths and weaknesses, and to aid in revision of the curriculum and planning of instruction.

In addition to academic tests for grading purposes, the school administers standardized religion and achievement tests according to the diocesan testing program.

  • Religion – NCEA ACRE assessment administered to students in grades 5 & 8. 
  • Academic
    • Scantron standardized test administered three times a year to students in grades 3 – 7.
    • Iowa Algebra Aptitude Test administered to students in grade 7.
  • High School Placement Test – Administered to students in grade 8.