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."
NDA All-Girls Advantage
Every aspect of teaching and learning at NDA is tailored to girls – every class, every program, every club, every team – emboldening girls to take the lead in the classroom, in the lab, on stage, on the field and in their communities.
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.
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 an academically rigorous learning community that cultivates life-long learners, critical thinkers, and open-minded leaders committed to social justice. We welcome students of all religious traditions guiding them in their personal faith formation and inspiring them to see the goodness of God, as we honor the dignity of the individual and care for all creation.