In the brief history of the school, Notre Dame Preparatory and Marist Academy has established itself as one of the premier college preparatory schools in Michigan.
By offering faith-based guidance, a diverse and rigorous curriculum, fine and performing arts, and championship athletics at every level, NDPMA students develop the character, leadership, and skills necessary to be successful throughout life.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,053 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Notre Dame Preparatory & Marist Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
1,053 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Notre Dame Preparatory & Marist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP Composition, AP European History, AP Government, AP Literature, AP Macroeconomics, AP Mandarin Chinese, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Average SAT score
1360
Average ACT score
27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(khaki pants, polo or oxford for boys, skirt, polo or oxford for girls)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is different for Elementary, Middle, and High Schools. Tuition fluctuates from year to year, decided upon by our Board of Trustees
Admissions Director
Gregory Simon

Sports

School Notes

  • In addition to traditional elementary school subjects, students at Notre Dame Marist Academy-Lower Division are exposed to modern language, art, computers, and music beginning in Junior-Kindergarten. Notre Dame Marist Academy Lower Division also offers more than 25 exciting clubs and sports programs for grades four and five.
  • The challenging curriculum at Notre Dame Notre Dame Marist Academy-Middle Division features daily instruction in the core academic subjects, modern language, art, music, and computers, as well as the ability to take advanced courses at the high school level. Notre Dame Marist Academy boasts over 30 extracurricular activities, including theatre, band, chorus, and 16 sports.
  • At Notre Dame Preparatory, the accolades have been plentiful. In 2007 NDP was recognized as one of America`s Top 50 Catholic High Schools by the Catholic School Honor Roll (www.chshonor.org). In addition, NDP Fighting Irish teams have won 16 division, league, district and regional championships, including the Class B State Championship in Volleyball. Academically, students at NDP have access to more than 150 college preparatory courses, including honors courses in each subject area, as well as 15 Advanced Placement (AP) course offerings. As a result of this comprehensive curriculum, students from NDPMA consistently score 4-5 points higher than the national average on the ACT and, last year alone, earned more than $16 million in scholarships to college.
  • As an addition to the exceptional programs at NDPMA, Notre Dame Prep, the only Catholic school in Michigan to be considered a "World School" by the International Baccalaureate Organization, offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Marist Academy, Middle and Lower Divisions, are certified schools for the Primary Years and Middle Years Programmes of the International Baccalaureate. For more information about this exciting program, visit www.ibo.org.
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 1,053 students
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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