Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame High School, a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Trenton, is a dynamic Catholic community dedicated to educating young women and men to realize their full potential through a faith-filled environment, a challenging college-preparatory program, extensive co-curricular activities and a commitment to citizenship and service in the community.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 899 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,800
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 17 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Notre Dame High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

Sports offered

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Most Learning differences are supported.
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
899 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Notre Dame High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
21 students
Number of AP Courses
15 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Studio Art: 2-D Design, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code
Khaki Pants, Skorts/Skirts, Polos, Fleeces

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 17 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The tuition rate for the Class of 2026 is $18,800.00 and is locked into place for all four years. Over the long-term, our Class of 2027 families can expect to save close to $5,000.
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
For athletic and enrichment
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Laura Sarubbi
Admissions Associate
Kristen Brauer



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
65 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
American Sign Language, Anime Club, Art Club, Asian Culture Club, Book Club, Broadcasting Club, Catholic Athletes for Christ, Celebrate Life Club, Chess Club, Concert Band, Creative Writing, Cyber Patriots, Debate Club, Dungeons and Dragons Club, Environmental Club, Esports Club, ETC. Magazine, Feminism Club, Film Society, Fishing Club, French Club, Future Educators, Future Health Care Professionals, History Club, Intramural Club, Investment Club, Irish American Club, Italian Club, Jazz Band, Joey's Earth Angels, Justice Club, Latin Club, Marketing Club, Math League, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, ND Business Club, ND Cares, ND Helping Paws, ND Niceties, ND Sports Huddle, NDTV, Operation Smile, Patriots’ Club, Photography Club, Ping Pong Club, RCIA, Robotics, Science Bowl, SHADES Club, Ski and Snowboard Club, Soup Service and Scripture, Spanish Club, Spectrum, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Take 2, The Voice, Women in STEM, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Dance Performance, Fall and Spring Productions, Madrigal Choir, School Musical, String Ensemble

School Notes

  • Notre Dame is a school where students want to be and where they know that they belong. Strongly grounded in Catholic values, we offer students a robust college preparatory experience surrounded by a positive and empowering community-the perfect environment for young men and women to learn and grow, to reach beyond their comfort zones, to be their best. Here, students with diverse interests, abilities and strengths find their right level of academic challenge and exciting opportunities to explore, create, lead, and serve. Discover the energy on our campus and the strength of our spirit for yourself!
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Tom Guiry - Actor
    • Brian Siemannn - Three time Paralympian
    • Tiquan Underwood - NFL Player
    • Rich Gunnell - NFL Player
    • Skip Harlicka - NBA Player
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Notre Dame High School cost?
Notre Dame High School's tuition is approximately $18,800 for private students and $250 for summer students.
Who are famous alumni from Notre Dame High School?
Notre Dame High School famous alumni include: Tom Guiry, Brian Siemannn, Tiquan Underwood, Rich Gunnell and Skip Harlicka.
What sports does Notre Dame High School offer?
Notre Dame High School offers 20 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter Track and Wrestling. Notre Dame High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for most sports offered.
What is Notre Dame High School's ranking?
Notre Dame High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Largest student body, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Notre Dame High School?
The application deadline for Notre Dame High School is Nov. 17 / rolling (applications are due on Nov. 17 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
Our three daughters attended Notre Dame for four years. They were each respected as individuals and challenged according to their own abilities. They were not just numbers, but known as individuals by faculty, staff and administration. Students at Notre Dame are challenged academically, loved for who they are, and respected members of the community. That was important for us...truly educating the whole child (mind, body and spirit), not just saying it in marketing materials. Notre Dame was the best investment we made. They are the people they are today because of what they were taught at Notre Dame.
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Notre Dame does a great job helping their students become the best version of themselves. The faculty, coaches and staff are very nurturing . You become part of the Notre Dame family the minute you step in the door. There is so much to offer the students not only academically, but also athletically, in the arts and with their clubs. My children love going to school and have made lifetime friends at Notre Dame. I feel that they are being supported in the best way possible.
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As a student graduating in a few months, I can honestly say that Notre Dame was the best four years of my life. High school was a very memorable phase that many ND students will never quite forget about. I learned the importance of family, love, and life. I grew into the person that I am today because of Notre Dame. I have so many good memories that I will always take with me. Notre Dame has shaped me into the person that I am today both inside and out of the classroom by giving me independence. ND prepared me for college and helped me get into my top school. I will forever be grateful to my teachers and counselors for always pushing me to do my best. Some of my most memorable experiences were prom, Kairos, sports games, homecoming, and cotillion. We call ourselves the "Hooligans" and will forever support each other. Everyone says we are family and we truly are. Leaving this place will be the toughest thing I will ever have to do, but I know that I will always be a part of the Irish family and always welcome back.
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My daughter and son both graduated from NDHS. I believe they received an excellent education in a school that supports and encourages students to develop the confidence to work hard and do well. My children grew academically , socially and spiritually . I highly recommend this school. They were accepted into eighteen colleges in which they applied. They have become independent, caring and confident young adults.
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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 899 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,800
  • Average class size: 21 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 17 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Mercer County, NJ is $28,042 for elementary schools and $34,776 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mercer County, NJ is 56% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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