About Imago Dei Imago Dei Middle School, established in 2005, serves boys and girls in the 5th through 8th grades from families with low income residing in Tucson and South Tucson. Imago Dei Middle School is modeled after the Epiphany School in Dorchester, Massachusetts and is a member of both the National Association of Episcopal Schools and the NativityMiguel Network. The first Nativity school opened in 1971 in New York. Today 64 NativityMiguel Network Schools operate in 27 states serving over 4, 000 students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Imago Dei is committed to providing a comprehensive curriculum and support services including the following: Imago Dei Middle School is focused on educating the whole child and breaking cycles of poverty. The criterion for admission is based on students qualifying for the Federal Government Free/Reduced Lunch Program. Students are selected to attend Imago Dei using a lottery system. The cost of tuition at Imago Dei Middle School is approximately $15, 000 per year per child. Imago Dei operates as a tuition-free school due to the economic limitations of students' families ; therefore, donor support is essential for the success of Imago Dei's mission.