Notre Dame Preparatory School

815 Hampton Lane
Towson, MD 21286-0212
Tel: (410)825-6202
Grades: 6-12 | 813 students
Founded in 1873, Notre Dame Preparatory School is a Catholic, independent college preparatory school for girls, owned and operated by the School Sisters of Notre Dame.
With approximately 800 girls in grades 6-12, the school follows a mission of academic excellence, spiritual growth and the practice of social justice.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1873
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students 813 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Notre Dame Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 20 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform dress, sweater, saddle shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 4
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,250
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,354
Admissions Director Mrs. Maureen Cannon
Admissions Associate Mrs. Jennifer Caine


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBadmintonBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
GolfIndoor Soccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Athletic Association, Campus Ministry, Cheerleading, Christian Community Awareness Program, Crew, Cultural Awareness Club, French Club, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial, Newspaper, People for Animal Welfare, Production Technology Crew, Reach for the Stars, Robotics, SCUBA diving, Speech and Debate, Student Council, Students Againnst Destructive Decisions, Students for Environmental Action, Yearbook, Youth in Government Cheerleading, Crew, French Club, Mock Trial, Newspaper, Robotics, SCUBA diving, Yearbook, Athletic Association,
Campus Ministry,
Christian Community Awareness Program,
Cultural Awareness Club,
Literary Magazine,
People for Animal Welfare,
Production Technology Crew,
Reach for the Stars,
Speech and Debate,
Student Council,
Students Againnst Destructive Decisions,
Students for Environmental Action,
Youth in Government,

School Notes:

  • NDP is a wireless laptop school, with all Upper Level students using personal laptops, which they purchase freshman year, for all classes.
  • An extensive social service curriculum is designed to move students from volunteerism and charity to advocacy and justice.
  • Programs are offered in STEAM, Humanities, visual arts, music, drama and more.
  • Unusual course offerings include Chinese, social service, anatomy and physiology, marine biology, architectural drawing, computer graphics and photography, and an extensive music program; in the Middle Level Explore and Advisory Programs complement academics

Profile last updated: 08/06/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Baltimore Middle & Upper School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bridges Montessori (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Immaculate Conception School (1.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Towson
    Bridges Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: KG | 8 students
    0.3 miles
    1105 Providence Rd
    Towson, MD 21286
  • Towson
    Baltimore Middle & Upper School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 6-12 | 221 students
    0.9 miles
    1145 Concordia Drive
    Towson, MD 21286
  • Parkville
    Grades: K-5 | 16 students
    1.1 miles
    1607 Cromwell Bridge Road
    Parkville, MD 21234
  • Baltimore
    The Arrow Center For Education
    Special Education School (Christian)
    Grades: 7-12 | 22 students
    1.3 miles
    1605 Cromwell Bridge Rd
    Baltimore, MD 21234
  • Lutherville
    The Auburn School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 1-7 | 10 students
    1.4 miles
    1710 Dulaney Valley Rd
    Lutherville, MD 21093

School Reviews

As a student at Notre Dame, I have loved every minute of my NDP experience. There truly is something for every student!From outstanding academic challenges to competitive athletic teams, I have enjoyed it all. The sisterly bonds are so powerful and I am making friends to last. Also, the unique phasing system lets each student thrive, learn, and be challenged at their own level and speed. In addition to this the facilities are top notch and enable a variety of learning techniques.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/09/12

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