A private, Catholic co-educational Pre-K through Grade 8 lower school and college-preparatory upper school for young women sponsored by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

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College Acceptances

Class of 2019 Graduates Accepted to 90 Schools in 3 Countries

One hundred percent of the Class of 2019 have been accepted to 90 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and Ireland. Eleven will be attending a Catholic institution and 50% will pursue a STEM major. Twenty-five students (69% of the class), applied and were accepted Early Action or Early Decision to one or more schools. To view a list of the Class of 2019's college acceptances, click the button below. Read more about our graduates' achievements as well as their profiles, by clicking here.

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NDA Welcomes New Head of School

Vittoria Pacifico Appointed Head of School

The Academy of Notre Dame’s (NDA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Vittoria Pacifico, Ed.D. of Hyde Park, MA, as Head of School. A search committee of the Academy's Board of Directors evaluated a number of strong Catholic school leaders and conducted extensive reference checks before recommending her as their top candidate. With the appointment of Dr. Pacifico and the momentum of ongoing initiatives, NDA is poised for a period of exciting growth and enhancement. 

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Open House & Registration Fair

August 14th Open House

Children who turn 3, 4, and 5 years old by September 1st are eligible for enrollment in the Academy's Early Years program. Join us on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. for an Open House and Registration Fair. Learn how your child can become part of a community of learners focused on nurturing the whole child while inspiring them to reach for excellence. Our hands-on, developmental curriculum includes exploration of the Mini-Makerspace and an introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math. 

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Back to School Carnival

Celebrate a New School Year!

Join Dr. Vittoria Pacifico, Head of School, and all the faculty and staff of the Academy invites our NDA families for a Back to School Carnival from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019. The Academy's campus will be transformed as we kickoff the upcoming school year. Be our guest and enjoy food and amusements for the entire family and school community. Bring a playful spirit and an appetite! Carnival rides, inflatable attractions, food and FUN! Use the button below to RSVP by August 21, 2019. 


Fields, Forests, Trails and Ponds

More Than 200 Acres

Situated along the Merrimack River, the Academy's 200-acre campus offers pristine fields, ponds, trails and forests in which to explore, learn and play. The natural environment provides bountiful learning opportunities as well as seclusion and security unique to our location while also being in close proximity to local emergency services. Click the video above or the button below to see for yourself our amazing campus!

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