Notre Dame Marist Academy-Lower Division

60 S Lynn Avenue,
Waterford, MI, 48328-0483
Tel: (248)682-5580
Grades: NS - 5 | 117 students
Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy provides its diverse student body a Catholic and internationally recognized college-preparatory experience of lasting value.
We affirm our Marist mission to “Work with God to form Christian People, Upright Citizens and Academic Scholars.
NDPMA is co-educational academic community operated by the Marist Fathers & Brothers for students age 3 through 12th grade.
All three school divisions - Lower, Middle and Upper - are authorized International Baccalaureate World Schools.
The Lower Division seeks to install a solid educational and moral base for each student to prepare them for lifelong learning and success.
Please contact us to learn more about NDPMA, where it's cool to be smart!

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 5
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 117 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Notre Dame Marist Academy-Lower Division Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,384
Tuition Notes Tuition of $8,384 is for the 2012-13 school year. We offer multiple-child discounts, and a $500 yearly tuition credit.
Acceptance Rate 98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kathleen M. Offer
Admissions Associate Emily M. Giacona


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

    Students at Notre Dame Marist Academy-Lower Division ...
    • Strive to be lifelong learners who are inquirers, knowledgeable, thinkers, communicators, princpled, open-minded, caring, risk takers, balanced and reflective.
    • Take classes in Spanish, Art, Music, Computers, Library and Physical Education, with students in 2nd through 5th grades receiving daily Spanish instruction.
    • Participate in CYO athletics, drama club, student council, and multiple other extracurricular activities as they wish.
    • Attend Mass once a week at St. Benedict Church, located next door to our school.
    • Receive $500 of tuition credit each year they attend our school.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Mary''s Preparatory School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trinity Christian Academy (2.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Christian Academy (2.1 miles away)
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