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, Notre Dame students develop the character, leadership, and skills necessary to be successful throughout life.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,021 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1994

Student Body

Total Students
1,021 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 lower, middle, and prep school. Tuition fluctuates from year to year, decided upon by our Board of Trustees.
% on Financial Aid
11%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,300
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Gregory Simon
Admissions Associate
Megan Haverland

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School Notes

  • In addition to traditional elementary school subjects, students at Notre Dame Lower School are exposed to modern language, art, computers, and music beginning in pre-kindergarten. Notre Dame Lower School also offers more than 25 exciting clubs and sports programs for grades four and five.
  • The challenging curriculum at the middle school 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 Middle School 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, Notre Dame teams have won 87 District, 73 Regional and 15 State Championships over the 28-year history of the school. 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 NDP consistently score 4-5 points higher than the national average on the ACT.
  • 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 Program. The middle school and lower school are certified schools for the Primary Years and Middle Years Program of the International Baccalaureate. For more information, visit www.ibo.org.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,021 students
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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