Academy of Notre Dame

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  • Located less than one hour from Boston
  • 260 students (grades 7-12); 12% international; average class size 14 students; student/faculty ratio 8:1
  • Girls only (grade 9-12); co-ed (grades 7-8), day school with religious affiliation - Catholic
  • English support teacher available

What's special?

STEM - 50% of graduates declare a STEM major | State-of-the-art science and computer labs | Model United Nations, students are assigned to a country to work on specific international issues

100% including: Boston University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Michigan

Fast facts

1854
Temperate, snow in winter
Girls only 162 (9-12) students
18% international students
14, Student/faculty ratio: 8:1
20 , 95% with advanced degrees
100%
No
No, Support only
7-12
Boston, MA (BOS)
Catholic
Yes

Academics

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Advanced placement courses:

Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, French Language and Culture, Spanish Language and Culture, US Government and Politics, US History

Honors courses:

AP 8 Honors 25

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Marking System:

The Grade Point Averages (GPAs) are weighted. College prep courses, a 4.0 grading system is used; 4.5 is used for Honors courses: 5.0 is used for Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Students meet with advisors once a week.

Graduation Requirements:

The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

  • English - 4 credits
  • Theology - 4 credits
  • Mathematics - 4 credits
  • Science - 3 credits (Biology)
  • Social Studies - 3 credits (Global History, U.S. History-Government)
  • World Language - 2 credits (same language)
  • Technology Portfolio -1 credit
  • Fine Arts -1 credit
  • Physical Education/Wellness - 0.5 credits
Science class

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Special Programs

50% of graduates declare a STEM major

100% international students graduate

ACT Scores

Average ACT score: 27

SAT Scores

Average SAT score: 1420

Accreditation

Academy of Notre Dame is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Arts add

Studio Arts, Chorus, Design, Digital Media, Guitar, Photography, Piano
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Athletics

  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country
  • Indoor Track and Field
  • Outdoor Track and Field
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Campus features

The Academy is located on 200-acre estate-like grounds with rich woodlands, ponds, hiking and running trails. The Campus includes the gymnasium, chapel, auditorium, computer facilities, music rooms, science labs and athletic facility.

Extracurricular activities

  • A Capella Club
  • Art Club
  • Book Club
  • Debate Club
  • Drama Club
  • Glee Club
  • Golf Club
  • Handcraft Club
  • International Culture Club
  • Karate Club
  • Kickball Club
  • Lacrosse Club
  • Running Club
  • Science Club
  • Ski & Snowboard Club
French, Spanish

Admissions Requirements

3.0

gr. 9: 70 iBT gr. 10: 80 iBT

Not required

SKYPE

May 1/Rolling

CEEB 222150

Estimated Costs

$43,750

$700 Student Account
$1,073 Health Insurance
$1,000 Activity Fee
$2,400 Transportation (optional)
$2,000 School Breakfast and Lunch (optional)

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