The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur is a Catholic, independent, college-preparatory school for girls and 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

Entrance Exams

Save the Date for an Entrance Exam!
Students applying to Notre Dame for the 2023-2024 school year are invited to register for an Entrance Exam or Practice Entrance Exam.

Middle School Applicants:
Entrance Exams for Middle School applicants will take place at Notre Dame on March 11, 2023. Register here

In addition to the EDSeries and High School Placement Test (HSPT), we accept scores from the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) or the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) to complete your standardized testing requirement. Both tests are administered locally at locations throughout the region and online. The Academy's ISEE Code is 395000.

9th Grade Applicants: 

9th grade applicants for the 2024-2025 academic year are invited to take the Practice Entrance Exam on March 11, 2023. Register here. 

The High School Placement Test (HSPT) for applicants to 9th grade for the 2024-2025 academic year will be held at Notre Dame in Fall 2023. Dates to follow.

Please note that 9th Grade Applicants are only required to take one Entrance Exam (either the HSPT or ISEE).