Notre Dame Academy is a Catholic, private, college preparatory school for young women, founded in 1949 by the Sisters of Notre Dame.
Notre Dame Academy's administration, teachers, coaches, and staff integrate the mission, "educating young women to make a difference," throughout all aspects of the student experience.
Our curriculum is engaging and challenging. Each student is nurtured as an individual with unique talents and strengths. Our graduates are prepared academically, spiritually, and emotionally to excel in college and beyond.
26 AP and Honors courses  100% college acceptance  10 athletic teams, 4 levels of dance, and extensive visual arts offerings

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 360 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,350
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 11

Top Rankings

Notre Dame Academy Girls High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1949
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
360 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
65%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Notre Dame Academy Girls High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Dance, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP Government and Politics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Studio Art- 2-D Design, AP Studio Art- Drawing, AP US History, AP World History, Honors Algebra II, Honors Chemistry, Honors Geometry, Honors Spanish III
Average SAT score
1290
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 11
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
29%
Admissions Director
Ms. Michele White
Admissions Associate

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Athletic Association, Campus Ministry, Choir, Dance, Drama, Drama Teacher's Association of Southern California (DTASC), Honor Council, Journalism, National Honors Society, Queen's Council, Rereat Team, Sound and Light Crew, Student Council, Student Forum, Yearbook

Club or Organization:
NDA United

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I went here about 50 years ago and am blown away by the differences. We had nuns for teachers and brown and yellow uniforms. But I loved this school. I remember how rugged the courses were and by ND's standards, todays public schools seem weak. I went to the elementary too and our 8th grade teacher, Sr. Patricia Anne, was the principal as well.
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5  
Attended this institution from 9-12, did an amazing job preparing me for university level courses, and I made great friends and memories :)
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5  
Great teachers, student body and extracuriculum and sports opportunities.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 360 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,350
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 11

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