Educating girls to be leaders for life

The first all-girls day school in Massachusetts, Notre Dame Academy educates and empowers the next generation of women leaders, preparing girls to use education, service and faith to change the world. Founded in 1853 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, NDA focuses on developing girls’ extraordinary potential, educating their hearts, minds and souls, so they have the confidence, wisdom and will to lead throughout their lives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome from our President 

"Notre Dame Academy is not a school you simply attend. Our students are part of a sisterhood of pioneering women who embrace education, service and faith to create meaningful change in the world." 

Annemarie's Signature

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


Meet Our Leadership Team

We focus on developing girls’ extraordinary potential, educating their hearts, minds and souls, so they have the confidence, wisdom and will to lead throughout their lives. 

 

Student looking up at teacher with a smile. Signifying good leadership.

 

Our Mission

Notre Dame Academy, a Catholic school sponsored by Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, educates and empowers young women in grades 7-12.

We are a holistic learning community grounded in academic excellence that cultivates life-long learners, critical thinkers, and open-minded leaders.  We are inspired to service and dedicated to global peace, justice, and integrity of creation, as we honor the dignity of all people.

We welcome students of all religious traditions guiding them in their personal faith formation and inspire them to see the goodness of God.

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Wicked Local: Title titans: Notre Dame Academy celebrates third straight D2 girls lax state championship
Alexis Nixon

Winning a state title is forever special. Winning two in a row is truly unique. How about winning three straight championships? Jane Hilsabeck could only describe it as “the absolute best feeling ever.”

Winning a state title is forever special. Winning two in a row is truly unique. How about winning three straight championships? Jane Hilsabeck could only describe it as “the absolute best feeling ever."

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Boston Herald: Notre Dame (Hingham) girls lacrosse team earns rare three-peat
Alexis Nixon

There is a full-blown girls lacrosse dynasty on display at Notre Dame Academy of Hingham.

There is a full-blown girls lacrosse dynasty on display at Notre Dame Academy of Hingham.

The top-ranked Cougars claimed a third straight Division 2 state championship Thursday with a 14-10 victory over No. 2 Walpole at Weymouth High School.

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Boston Globe: Notre Dame Academy (Hingham) girls’ tennis handles Hingham to set up undefeated showdown for Division 2 title vs. Longmeadow
Alexis Nixon

In its toughest matchup of the Division 2 tournament thus far, top-seeded Notre Dame Academy-Hingham was eager to face off against crosstown rival No. 4 Hingham.

In its toughest matchup of the Division 2 tournament thus far, top-seeded Notre Dame Academy-Hingham was eager to face off against crosstown rival No. 4 Hingham.

After a narrow 3-2 victory over No. 9 Milton in the quarterfinals, the Cougars were looking for a decisive win — and they achieved that, producing a 5-0 semifinal sweep in well under two hours at Hanover High.

NDA’s singles players swiftly secured the win, with Amelia Maw delivering the final punch at first singles over Hingham’s Sam Ruddick. After a competitive 4-3 opening to the first set, Maw rallied to take the final two games and win 6-3.

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Wicked Local: Back in familiar territory: NDA girls lax playing for a third state title in as many years
Alexis Nixon

Experience is golden in the state tournament and the Notre Dame Academy-Hingham girls lacrosse team has a ton of it as they get ready to play for the Division 2 state championship for the third straight year. The Cougars punched their ticket to the state finals Monday at Scituate High on the strength of a 15-5 win over Hingham High.

Experience is golden in the state tournament and the Notre Dame Academy-Hingham girls lacrosse team has a ton of it as they get ready to play for the Division 2 state championship for the third straight year. The Cougars punched their ticket to the state finals Monday at Scituate High on the strength of a 15-5 win over Hingham High.

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