Notre Dame High School

Notre Dame is a Catholic high school welcoming all faiths.
Our mission is to share the Catholic faith in an environment which fosters spiritual growth and academic excellence and embraces religious, academic, cultural and economic diversity.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 410 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1876

Student Body

Total Students
410 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Notre Dame High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
64%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
11 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Laura Goodhard

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
27 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Chess Club, Concert Band, Democracy Club, Dodgeball Club, Drama, Emeralds Winter Dance Team, Environmental Club, Green & Gold Ambassadors, Honor Council, Irish Charms Dance Team, Irish Echoes (yearbook), Jazz Band, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, Music Ministry, National BETA Club, National Honor Society, Paddle Badminton Club, Pep Band, Percussion Band, Ping Pong Club, SEARCH, STARS, Student Leadership Council, Toss Up/Quiz Bowl, Walking Club, Yoga Club

School Notes

  • Notre Dame`s teaching philosophy is that students develop their intellectual gifts differently, that each one has a unique way of learning, and that the effective school responds accordingly. We offer academic programs that include college preparatory, honors, advanced placement and dual-enrollment (college credit) studies. Students participate in four years of guidance focused on self-discovery and the development of individual interests and abilities toward career awareness and college placement.With a mission of developing young people into mature students and men and women of integrity, Notre Dame is also committed to seeing that students experience the full range of opportunity in life. Campus clubs, leadership organizations and athletic teams provide ready access to activities that enrich life and learning. More than half of our students participate in at least one of our athletic teams. Students, faculty and staff contribute 15,ooo hours of service annually to local community concerns. Our focus is on providing a rounded high school experience without undue pressure, based in study and balanced with sports, the arts, campus and community service, and social activities.Consistent with our mission, Notre Dame strives for a diverse student body that reflects the community we serve. We encourage and welcome qualified applicants of all races, religions and national origins. Days at Notre Dame open and close with student-led prayer. Personal and spiritual growth are encouraged and nourished through a four-year program of theology studies that allow students to examine social justice issues and the histories and beliefs of the world`s major religions. Our safe-choice education and prevention programs are designed to support students as well as their families. Our campus ministry is active throughout the year, and our school calendar includes daily Mass, class retreats and SEARCH weekends.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked TN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 410 students
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Chattanooga, TN is $17,570 for elementary schools and $19,457 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chattanooga, TN is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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