Notre Dame Academy High School

  • For more than a century Notre Dame Academy has provided a focused educational environment, challenging girls and young women to learn to their full capacities - an achievement greater than their times and their societies sometimes thought possible.
  • Notre Dame Academy was founded in 1903 by smart, independent, powerful women, the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame (CNDs).
  • These women refused to accept the stereotypes about what girls could or should learn.
  • Mother St. Patricia with Class 1961 NDA has always provided a complete academic program, including physics and geometry; and has sought to cultivate girls' physical and athletic abilities.
  • NDA students were prepared for college at a time when that was still a radical idea as the norm for young women.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students439 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Notre Dame Academy High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 12
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,900
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions DirectorKristin Callaghan
Admissions AssociateJann Amato

School Notes

  • For more than a century Notre Dame Academy has provided a focused educational environment, challenging girls and young women to learn to their full capacities - an achievement greater than their times and their societies sometimes thought possible. Notre Dame Academy was founded in 1903 by smart, independent, powerful women, the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame (CNDs). These women refused to accept the stereotypes about what girls could or should learn. Mother St. Patricia with Class 1961 NDA has always provided a complete academic program, including physics and geometry; and has sought to cultivate girls' physical and athletic abilities. NDA students were prepared for college at a time when that was still a radical idea as the norm for young women.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Staten Island
    Grades: 9-12 | 394 students
    4.1 miles
    100 Merrill Ave
    Staten Island, NY 10314
    (718) 761-9200
    4.1 9-12
    394
  • Edison
    Grades: 9-12 | 608 students
    15.4 miles
    1 Tingley Ln
    Edison, NJ 08820
    (732) 549-1108
    15.4 9-12
    608
  • Jersey City
    St Dominic Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 258 students
    6.8 miles
    2572 Kennedy Boulevard
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
    (201) 434-5938
    6.8 7-12
    258
  • Newark
    Alpha & Omega Christian School
    Special Program Emphasis (Pentecostal)
    Grades: PK-12 | 88 students
    7.8 miles
    4 Fleming Ave
    Newark, NJ 07105
    (973) 465-5333
    7.8 PK-12
    88
  • Somerset
    Grades: PK-2 | 62 students
    23.5 miles
    211 Demott Ln
    Somerset, NJ 08873
    (732) 246-9383
    23.5 PK-2
    62

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