What does it mean to be NDA Prepared? It means that by the time you graduate from the Academy you will have the skills, knowledge, and experiences you need to attract colleges and earn scholarships. It means that you will learn to be a leader and build character. It means that the Academy is for you!
The Academy is commited to preparing students to succeed in a rapidly growing global economy by integrating science, technology, engineering and math skill in every facet of learning.
The foundation of academic achievement is built with organizational, listening, study, and critical thinking skills. The Freshmen Success Program at the Academy helps students acquire, practice, and apply those skills achieve their highest level of success.
Whether driven by opportunities to compete or by personal achievement, the Lower School Athletic Program delivers quality instruction and motivation. More
Whether you have years of experience playing a sport or just want to try something new, the Athletics program at the Academy will ensure that you get to play. We offer more varsity level sports than other schools our size; many with a no-cut policy.
News for the Academy
David Vitter wrote: Catholic schools prepare every student to meet the challenges of their future by developing their mind, yes, but also their body and their soul and spirit. Vitter’s statement gets to the very core of the value of Catholic education and why so many parents choose a Catholic school for their children. There are 10 characteristics that are traditionally woven into the educational philosophy of a Catholic School environment:
Lower School Open Houses
The Academy Advantage
This year we're offering two Open House experiences: Tours & S'mores on January 29 and a Traditional Tour on February 11. Both events will provide families with children in PreK through grade 8 the opportunity to learn about our school from our mission and service work to our academics, curriculum, clubs, and specials.
Get Social with NDA
Lower School Theater Production
Visit the Land of Oz
The Lower School Drama Club students will stage "The Marvelous Land of Oz" at 7 p.m., Friday, January 27 and 3 and 7 p.m., Saturday, January 28 in the Academy's auditorium. Click here for more information on tickets and ads.
Save the Date!
Don't Miss the Auction
The Academy's Blue & Gold Auction will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Sky Meadow Country Club in Nashua with overnight accommodations provided by Homewood Suites.
Shadow Days & Personal Tours
Schedule a Shadow Day or Personal Tour
Still undecided about school for next year? Schedule a personal tour or shadow day today and discover what makes an Academy education so special and unique. It'll be an unforgettable day!