About Our School

Since 1910, Holy Family School has been an anchor in our community, with a devoted staff that sees Christ in every child. Dedicated to empowering students with intellectual growth and faith-filled lives, Holy Family provides a nurturing, disciplined environment and culture of service. In teaching lasting values that involve the whole family, Holy Family instills ideals that embrace academic strength, a deeper relationship with God, and a desire to lead responsible Christian lives.

  • Outstanding teachers with years of experience in education and instruction.
  • Family oriented environment.
  • Leadership that steers students, teachers and support staff in God’s direction.

The Academic Program

We provide competitive programs with well-rounded offerings to educate the whole person. The core curriculum is in alignment with state and national standards and is rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition.  In addition to the core curriculum, students participate in enrichment experiences.

All of our students, from Pre-K to 4-year-olds in the full-day classes through eighth grade, enjoy Art Class once a week. The classes are taught by a talented artist and instructor, who does a wonderful job incorporating the work of the art world master's into her curriculum.

Holy Family School is proud of its dedication to the Arts, which includes our Music Department. Under the very capable direction of a staff member from Northeastern Music, students from Kindergarten through 8th grade receive music instruction once a week, learning about music history and music theory.

An Instrumental instructor hired through Northeastern Music provides instrument lessons to our students (at an additional cost) and directs both a Beginner's Band and an Advanced Band at HFS. The bands have the opportunity to participate in concerts and festivals outside of the school setting, widening their circle of musical accomplishments and experience.

Other Opportunities

  • Weekly instruction in the Spanish language
  • Computer Technology classes
  • Physical Education
  • Theater
  • National Junior Honor Society,
  • Student Council
  • Spanish Club
  • History Club
  • Arts and Crafts Club


The Holy Family Athletic Association (CYO) is an organization established to promote camaraderie on the athletic field, stressing a Christian outlook on teamwork, good sportsmanship and athletic development, all while fostering the goals and objections of HFS and the parish.

How we support students with learning differences

Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 provides a Reading Specialist, based full-time at Holy Family School. The Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 is one of 29 intermediate units throughout Pennsylvania, with an overall mission to strengthen and supplement local school district programs and services to children and their families and to be a resourceful community partner supporting student growth through education, social services, and business initiatives

Affiliated Parishes

  • Holy Family Parish
Grade Levels

PK3 to Grade 8


17 North Convent Avenue, Nazareth, Pennsylvania 18064, United States

Contact Name

Lauri Catena Advancement Director

Contact Email


Extended Care Hours

Aftercare:  until 5:30 PM

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