Ranks Academy of Notre Dame in Top Ten Best Catholic Schools Ranks Academy of Notre Dame in Top Ten Best Catholic Schools

The Academy of Notre Dame (NDA) was named among the top ten best Catholic high schools in Massachusetts, according to, a leading online review site for colleges, schools, neighborhoods and companies.

The Niche 2020 Best Schools in America grades and rankings were released on August 6. Grades and rankings are calculated using online reviews, SAT/ACT scores, quality of colleges students consider, student-teacher ratios and public data sets from the US Department of Education and other sources. 

With an overall grade of A, the Academy came in #9 out of 40 schools in the Catholic high schools category beating out other Catholic schools in the region. 

“The 2020 rankings published by reflect the caliber of education offered here at the Academy of Notre Dame of which I am very proud,” says Dr. Vittoria Pacifico, Head of School. “Our students benefit from an all-girls environment that fosters academic confidence, leadership and achievement.”

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