The NDA Difference

Find Your Voice

Students are encouraged to take risks and share their opinions.

Critical Thinkers

Students follow a rigorous academic program with curriculum that is integrated across disciplines.

Global Perspectives

We encourage social responsibility on behalf of global justice


"Friendships created at NDA are like no other!"

–Allison Manning ’17

Alumnae Network

NDA’s alumnae network is a strong community of women in a variety of professional fields.


Educating and empowering the next generation of female leaders.





NDA at a Glance

450 empowered young women

Students come from more than 30 towns across Massachusetts.
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5 annual opportunities for global travel

60+ student clubs, performing groups, and athletic teams

As many alumnae will attest, new experiences at NDA soon become life-long passions and careers.

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acceptance into 4-year colleges and universities

Our Guidance & College Counselors will guide you through the college application process.

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Class of 2024 College Acceptances