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Academy of Notre Dame de Namur

Dr. Judith A. Dwyer, President
Map560 Sproul Rd.
Villanova, PA 19085
  • Independent School


College preparatory school committed to educating and inspiring young women to take their place as compassionate leaders in a global society.

Center for Global Leadership​ offers shared learning experiences with seven international sister schools.
Points of Pride: New, 30,000 square foot Center for STEM Education under construction for 2019; challenging college prepartory & co-curricular program; an Honor Code guides all aspects of school community.

HS Short Description

Challenging college preparatory courses, including 19 AP classes, independent STEM research programs, and STEM and Global Scholar programs; spiritual community grounded in the faith tradition of the Catholic Church and the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur; varsity and club teams; service learning

Open House Dates

OPEN HOUSE Sunday, September 30 (10:00 - 1:00) EXPERIENCE ND DAY Wednesday, October 24 EXPERIENCE ND DAY Wednesday, March 27

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Delaware
Grades of School: 6-8
Gender: Girls
Enrollment: 550
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Students per teacher: 9:1
Tuition: $19,300 (Middle); $​23,950 (High)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: MacBook Air laptop provided for ​students in all grades, computer labs, digital language lab, robotics and coding, computer programming, AP Computer Programming
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 19 AP
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French, Latin, Spanish, Mandarin - 6
Extracurricular Activities: Academic/literary clubs
Community service
Instrumental music
Visual arts
Vocal music
School climate (what are you known for?): Academic rigor
Athletic prowess
Community service
Student leadership
Unique curriculum
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: yes
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