The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur is a Catholic, independent, college prepatory school for young women in grades 6 through 12.

A Catholic, Independent, College Preparatory School for Young Women, Grades 6 through 12

Academy of Notre Dame de Namur: Inspiring Young Women Since 1956

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As you progress through the steps necessary to complete an application file, know that our staff is here to help. We invite you to contact our office at 610-971-0498 at any time for assistance.

Important Notice for Eighth-Grade Applicants:
Families applying for admission to eighth grade for the Fall 2020 semester should note that the class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in being considered for the Waitlist, please contact us directly to discuss options and appropriate next steps.

As always, know that we are honored that your family is considering Notre Dame.

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Admissions Process Overview

Application Timeline

Upper School

Applicants for 9th Grade should complete all requirements by November 15 and will receive an admissions decision by December 13, 2019. The enrollment deadline for 9th Grade is January 24, 2020. 

Middle School

Qualified applicants for 6th, 7th, and 8th Grades are admitted on a rolling basis as space allows. We encourage interested families to apply as early as possible, as applications may only be considered until each grade reaches capacity. 

Important Notice for Eighth-Grade Applicants:

Families applying for admission to eighth grade for the Fall 2020 semester should note that the class is currently at capacity. If you are interested in being considered for the Waitlist, please contact us directly to discuss options and appropriate next steps.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Notre Dame admits students of any race, color, and national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities accorded to or made available to the students.

2019-2020 Admissions Calendar

September
  • 29: Open House 
October
  • 12: Ninth Grade Entrance Exam & Financial Aid Workshop
  • 20: Sixth and Ninth Grade Entrance Exams & Financial Aid Workshop
  • 23: Experience ND Day (Parent Preview Morning)
November
  • 1: Ninth Grade Scholarship Application Deadline
  • 1: Music and Dance Scholarship Auditions
  • 15: Ninth Grade Admissions & Financial Aid Applications Due
December
  • 13: 9th Grade Admissions & Financial Aid Notification
January
  • 9: "Envision ND" 9th Grade Admitted Student Reception
  • 24: Ninth Grade Enrollment Deadline
  • 25: Sixth Grade Entrance Exam
March
  • 7: Fourth and Seventh Grade Practice Entrance Exams
  • 18: Experience ND Day (Parent Preview Morning)
  • 25: Class of 2024 Parent Meeting
May
  • 2: Fourth and Seventh Grade Practice Entrance Exams
June
  • 17: Sixth Grade Welcome Celebration