Notre Dame Academy

  • Notre Dame Academy is a Catholic high school dedicated to Mary, exists to educate young women to make a difference in our world.
  • Notre Dame Academy is a Catholic secondary school for young women established by the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame.
  • In the spirit of St. Julie Billiart, the school emphasizes the dignity of the individual person created in the image of God.
  • Students and staff pursue learning in an environment that promotes mutual respect and responsibility.
  • As an educational institution, Notre Dame Academy offers a curriculum that is primarily college preparatory.
  • While maintaining that its focus is the cultivation of the intellect, the school ascribes to the philosophy of St. Julie that its students should receive an education that "equips them for life." Consequently, the school encourages the harmonious development of the whole person: spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical, cultural, and social.
  • Each student is urged to strive for excellence and the full development of her God-given talents.
  • Convinced that learning must be for life, the school provides many opportunities for academic, social, and spiritual involvement outside the formal curriculum.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012, 2019

Student Body

Total Students566 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Notre Dame Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Notre Dame Academy is a Catholic high school dedicated to Mary, exists to educate young women to make a difference in our world. Notre Dame Academy is a Catholic secondary school for young women established by the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame. In the spirit of St. Julie Billiart, the school emphasizes the dignity of the individual person created in the image of God. Students and staff pursue learning in an environment that promotes mutual respect and responsibility. As an educational institution, Notre Dame Academy offers a curriculum that is primarily college preparatory. While maintaining that its focus is the cultivation of the intellect, the school ascribes to the philosophy of St. Julie that its students should receive an education that "equips them for life." Consequently, the school encourages the harmonious development of the whole person: spiritual, intellectual, emotional, physical, cultural, and social. Each student is urged to strive for excellence and the full development of her God-given talents. Convinced that learning must be for life, the school provides many opportunities for academic, social, and spiritual involvement outside the formal curriculum.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Covington
     Covington Latin School
    Covington Latin School Photo
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 183 students
    1.7 miles
    21 East 11th Street
    Covington, KY 41011
    (859) 291-7044
    1.7 7-12
    183
  • Independence
    Grades: PK-12 | 280 students
    10.6 miles
    11875 Taylor Mill Road
    Independence, KY 41051
    (859) 356-7990
    10.6 PK-12
    280
  • Lexington
    Grades: PK-12 | 1158 students
    73.7 miles
    450 W Reynolds Rd
    Lexington, KY 40503
    (859) 422-5700
    73.7 PK-12
    1158
  • Louisville
     Assumption High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 877 students
    85 miles
    2170 Tyler Ln
    Louisville, KY 40205
    (502) 458-9551
    85 9-12
    877
  • Louisville
    Mercy Academy
    Mercy Academy Photo - Mercy offers 14 sports over three seasons for our girls to participate in. Many have try-outs and some are no-cut teams. We also offer intramural sports. Our volleyball team finished the 2008 season as state champions and ranked in the top 3 in the nation.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 521 students
    85.9 miles
    5801 Fegenbush Ln
    Louisville, KY 40228
    (502) 671-2010
    85.9 9-12
    521

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