The Fine Arts Department strives to develop student awareness in art history, aesthetics and art appreciation through practical studio experiences. Through the visual arts, students are given the opportunity for self discovery, problem solving and critical thinking skills. The focus of our program is to provide a solid foundation in the visual arts and to build a fine arts experience with an emphasis on creativity and spirituality.
The Business Department offers foundation courses in several core disciplines. In addition to providing a base on which a further business education can be built, the department's courses are designed to develop practical understanding of everyday accounting, finance, and management principles. Finally, Nazareth Academy Business Department instructors will assist students in building an ethical framework to ensure that each will develop into strong young women and future business and community leaders.
The Computer Department has three fully functional computer labs, the latest being one year old. All courses in the department are project based for optimum student achievement. We offer four courses all using business standard software, including one course where the students can earn three transferable college credits.
The English Department at Nazareth Academy High School seeks to foster excellent communication skills in each student, particularly when it comes to expressing ideas and research in writing. We believe that our classes are challenging and interesting while simultaneously recognizing the individual contributions each student makes.
The Math Department works diligently to create a serious and rigorous curriculum, enhanced by technology that will prepare our students to compete in a modern world. With a supportive and cooperative environment, it is our vision that each young woman reaches her highest potential in Mathematics.
The Physical Education/Health Department stresses the overall importance of physical activity and wellness in order to achieve a healthy quality of life. Additionally, our Health classes provide important information on creating a healthy, well-rounded life style.
Remembering our call to love God and our neighbor, the Theology Department at Nazareth Academy High School offers a wide variety of courses that give us a more complete picture of the One that loves us beyond all understanding. Courses are designed to stress the importance of extending ourselves further than our own world to serve those in need.
The Science Department consists of a well-educated and dedicated faculty who develop in their students a positive science attitude in dealing with the practical aspects of everyday science knowledge. The science program instills in its students a respect for her God-given talents and the encouragement to further her intellect and leadership abilities.
The Social Studies Department develops a historical appreciation of society that stems from social, political, economic, and psychological studies. These studies help to develop educated and informed citizens to meet today's world.
The World Languages Department at Nazareth Academy High School recognizes the needs of the peoples of the earth to share the gift of communication, which is the heart of the human experience. The Language Program seeks to foster the goals of The National Standards of the American Association of the Teachers of Foreign Languages. The study of language puts the students in touch with the past, present, and future.