Notre Dame Academy Girls High School

  • 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

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1949
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students360 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade Notre Dame Academy Girls High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size22 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced 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 score1290
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 11
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,350
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorMs. Michele White
Admissions Associate


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


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
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  • Los Angeles
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    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 340 students
    3.3 miles
    10643 Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90077
    (310) 472-1205
    3.3 9-12
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: 6-12 | 430 students
    3.7 miles
    11725 W Sunset Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90049
    (310) 873-7020
    3.7 6-12
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: 7-12 | 533 students
    5.8 miles
    250 S Rossmore Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90004
    (323) 935-1147
    5.8 7-12
  • Santa Monica
    Grades: 9-12
    4.5 miles
    1030 Lincoln Blvd
    Santa Monica, CA 90403
    (310) 394-3701
    4.5 9-12
  • Los Angeles
    Grades: 9-12 | 286 students
    6.7 miles
    2900 W Pico Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90006
    (323) 737-0012
    6.7 9-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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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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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Great teachers, student body and extracuriculum and sports opportunities.
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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles, CA is $11,527 for elementary schools and $22,525 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Los Angeles, CA is 78% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).