Notre Dame High School

Tel: (408)294-1113
Grades: 9-12 | 630 students
Providing a distinctive Catholic, college-preparatory education for young women in the heart of downtown since 1851.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1851

Student Body

Total Students 630 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
62%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Notre Dame High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 13
Admissions Director Susana Garcia
Admissions Associate Maya Courtright

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

For 165 years Notre Dame High School in downtown San Jose has stood as the premier school for young women of the Silicon Valley.  Guided by the wisdom of Saint Julie Billiart, foundress of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, we have provided a relevant and exciting curriculum, teaching young women "what they need to know for life."  Whether for the 1850s or the fast-paced 21st century, our mission does not change: we ensure our students are armed with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate and excel in their rapidly evolving environment.  Prestigious universities and colleges across the nation recruit our graduates smart, sophisticated and savvy young women poised to positively impact their local and global communities.  

Our impressive results stem from an exceptional college preparatory program that: 
  • focuses on personalized support.  Each student is assigned both a personal counselor and faculty mentor to provide academic, social and spiritual advising throughout her four years of high school.  
  • emphasizes critical thinking and collaboration skills.  All courses include group work, project-based learning, and the use of technology as a tool.
  • offers real-world relevance through experiential learning.  From interdisciplinary field trips to internship and travel opportunities, students are guided in learning beyond the walls of the classroom.

Profile last updated: 01/28/2016

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Bellarmine College Prep School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacred Heart Nativty Schools (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Premier International Language Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • San Jose
    Grades: 6-8 | 102 students
    0.7 miles
    310 Edwards Ave
    San Jose, CA 95110
    (408)993-1293
    0.76-8
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  • San Jose
    St. Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 233 students
    0.9 miles
    51 N 9th Street
    San Jose, CA 95112
    (408)283-5858
    0.9K-8
    233
  • San Jose
    Grades: PK-4 | 48 students
    1.1 miles
    Po Box 5123
    San Jose, CA 95150
    (408)866-8234
    1.1PK-4
    48
  • San Jose
    St. Leo The Great School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 319 students
    1.5 miles
    1051 W San Fernando St
    San Jose, CA 95126
    (408)293-4846
    1.5PK-8
    319
  • San Jose
    Unity Care Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 7-8 | 4 students
    1.6 miles
    237 Race Street
    San Jose, CA 95126
    (408)928-5632
    1.67-8
    4

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