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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​ provides learning opportunities with international sister schools.
Points of Pride: Challenging college prep & co-curricular program; an Honor Code guides all aspects of school community.

HS Short Description

Challenging college prep & co-curricular program; an honor code guides all aspects of school community; 12 girls' varsity teams; service learning.

Open House Dates

October 1 from 10:30am-1:30pm Experience ND Day for Parents October 25 8:30-11: 30am

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Delaware
Grades of School: 6-8
Gender: Girls
Enrollment: 540 (155 Lower, 385 Upper)
Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic
Students per teacher: 9:1
Tuition: $18,630 (Middle); $​22,900 (High)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: MacBook Air laptop provided for ​students in all grades, computer labs, digital language lab, video production studio, robotics and coding, computer programming, AP Computer Programming
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 18 AP
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): ​reading ​ 5​50-680​ / math 520-660 ​
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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