Academics

A Notre Dame Education

Message from our Principal, Alice Cotti

Notre Dame High School is a highly acclaimed “School of Excellence” that offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum. The Notre Dame mission and experience are focused on the development of student learners as ethical people of service. Students will be challenged individually to engage in the academic experience with the expectation that each student will be prepared to enter and graduate from colleges and universities. The academic process at Notre Dame is participative and interactive and relies on a strong parent-school partnership that seeks to inspire student accountability and responsibility. Notre Dame teachers and administrators are available to students and parents to make the high school experience as meaningful and productive as possible.

Graduation Requirements

  • Four Years English
  • Four Years Religious Studies
  • Three and a Half Years Social Studies
  • Three Years Mathematics (4 recommended) 
  • Three Years Science (3.5-4 years recommended) 
  • Two Years Foreign Language (3 recommended) 
  • One Year Physical Education
  • One Year Visual/Performing Arts
  • One Semester Computer Science
An extensive college preparatory elective program provides courses designed for students to explore specific interests such as engineering and technology, TV Production, sports medicine, journalism, broadcasting and media, photography, music, theatre, dance, art, cultural studies, social science, advanced science topics and much, much more.
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