Notre Dame School

As an educational institution, Notre Dame School strives to provide an environment conducive to both instruction and the formation of the whole person.
Notre Dame School is steeped in the rich traditions of Catholicism and as such, infuses Gospel values through the total curriculum.
As a school whose name gives honor and recognition to Our Blessed Mother, we hope to pattern and model our efforts in light of her example.
With this in mind, Notre Dame School endeavors to teach as Jesus taught and to offer an education of academic excellence and the formation of sound moral and ethical consciousness.
Our students come to us from a diverse range of cultures, beliefs and abilities.
Cultures and beliefs are respected and abilities supported or enriched.
Our goal is to provide our students with the skills needed to succeed in a highly literate society, and then, as responsible faith-filled members of that society, to use those skills to create communities that actively promote social justice.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 375 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Resource Room services
Year Founded

Student Body

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Kindly visit our website for tuition information


Total Sports Offered
4 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
Advanced Math, Choir, Drama, Mock Trial

School Notes

  • Notre Dame School is a Nursery through Grade 8 school located in New Hyde Park, NY. Our enrollment is healthy, with a student body of 450 students. We have two classes on each grade from Kindergarten through Grade 8. Our Early Childhood program is made up of one Nursery class and four Pre-K classes. Both a half-day and full-day option are available. We enjoy the latest in educational technology, with closed circuit television broadcasts, video-conferences, iPads and SmartBoards in each room. Our students are well-prepared for high school, with 100% acceptance into Catholic High Schools and more than $350,000. 00 in scholarships awarded this year!Students come from school districts throughout Nassau and Queens county. Bus service is provided to those students from Nassau County districts. We pray together each morning as a school community and attend Mass on the First Friday of each month. Notre Dame students are citizens of the world! All classes from Nursery through Grade Eight enjoy virtual travel through our interactive video-conferencing center. Students in grades Kindergarten through Grade Five participate in the Christmas and Spring Show. Students in grades One through Eight may enjoy music lessons and Honor Band through Paul Effman. All students from Kindergarten through Grade 8 work on computers and SmartBoards, enjoy the annual Notre Dame Picnic, compete at Blue and White events, participate in Liturgies all through the year as Leaders of Song, readers, and altar servers, go on curriculum related field trips, shop at the Christmas Boutique and love dress-down days! Our students enjoy a lunch program that features both hot and cold items, along with snacks and drinks. Grades 4-8 have the opportunity to join our Drama Club and perform in our annual play. Grades 4-8 may participate in the Math Olympiads if eligible. Grade 7-8 may participate in our Mock Trial program. All students have the opportunity to be a part of our weekly television broadcast.Our school follows the NYS Common Core Curriculum and our teachers participate in on-going professional development.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Notre Dame School offer?
Notre Dame School offers 4 interscholastic sports: Cheering, Swimming, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is Notre Dame School's ranking?
Notre Dame School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Notre Dame School?
The application deadline for Notre Dame School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

View the Notre Dame School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Memorial Day-School Closed
May 27, 2024 (Monday)
Last Day of After-Care
June 13, 2024 (Thursday)
School Closed
June 19, 2024 (Wednesday)
Last day of school!
June 21, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 375 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Nassau County, NY is $21,638 for elementary schools and $26,197 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nassau County, NY is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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