Notre Dame School

  • Notre Dame School is a private, Catholic secondary school for girls.
  • The school provides a challenging curriculum, which integrates classroom learning with educational opportunities in our urban setting in culture, science, arts and technology.
  • For over 100 years, Notre Dame has had a reputation for high academic standards while providing a warm and family-like environment for its students.
  • Notre Dame has been recognized by U.S. News & World & World Report as one of the "outstanding high schools" in the country.
  • Our educational program is directed toward the development of each student as a whole person.
  • We seek to meet the needs of each student intellectually, socially and spiritually.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1912
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students364 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Notre Dame School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size28 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 6
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,200
Admissions DirectorRobert P. Grote

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCheering,
Cross CountrySoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

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Warm, wonderful school with a terrific preparatory curriculum. Girls graduate with polish and a well-rounded education. The school sits in a energetic and diverse location for all the inspiration a student could want.
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