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College & School Counseling

At Notre Dame, we fuel your passion and curiosity, offering opportunities to grow into your best self and guiding you on the path to college. Our students routinely earn admission to the colleges and universities of their choice, including the most selective and respected in the nation. But just as importantly, they leave us as happy people, guided by life-long values, prepared to lead in and serve the world.

A New Journey...

98% of the Class of 2023 were accepted to competitive colleges and universities such as, Howard University, High Point University, Catholic University of America, University of Michigan, and Stevens Institute of Technology.

Class of 2023 College Acceptances

The College and School Counseling Office at Notre Dame High School supports students in the areas of college and career exploration, academic achievement, and social/personal development. It promotes self-knowledge and the respect for the rights of others. Counselors are committed to the social, emotional, spiritual, and personal development of every student. Through Notre Dame's comprehensive school counseling program counselors are assigned to assist students throughout all four years of high school. Counselors work collaboratively with the entire faculty to meet the needs of each individual.

Academic Resources


Students can expect counselors to provide guidance and promote academic and personal growth, enhance the learning experience, and navigate the college process. Through the scheduling process, counselors will guide students as they identify areas of academic interest and develop a four-year plan to identify courses of study that will appropriately challenge students while appealing to their future goals.

College Readiness


Our counselors strive to empower and educate students in navigating the college process. Students can count on our counselors to inform them on best practices, trends, and opportunities for college, as well as support them to discover and achieve the "right fit" placement into college. Each year, Notre Dame is thrilled to host representatives from colleges and universities to support students' college exploration.

Personal Wellness


Students' health and well-being are paramount to achieving high school success.  If challenges arise in a student or family's life, counselors work to provide support and resources to traverse the school day and foster positive personal growth.

In the College and School Counseling office our doors are always open. We invite students and parents to reach out to a counselor with any questions or concerns.

Contact the Office of College and School Counseling

Rebecca Magro

Titles: Director of College and School Counseling
Email:
Phone Numbers:
Work: 609-882-7900, ext.135

Sean Clancy

Titles: College and School Counselor
Email:
Phone Numbers:
Work: 609-882-7900, ext. 160

Kevin Deal

Titles: College and School Counselor
Email:
Phone Numbers:
Work: 609 882-7900, ext. 148

Linda Harkins

Titles: College and School Counselor
Email:
Phone Numbers:
Work: 609.882.7900, ext. 136

Teresa Rigney

Titles: College and School Counselor
Email:
Phone Numbers:
Work: 609-882-7900, ext. 138

Rose Stevenson

Titles: College and School Counselor
Email:
Phone Numbers:
Work: 609-882-7900, ext. 100

Shelby Brett

Email:

Deborah Chiarello

Titles: Substitute Coordinator/Administrative Assistant
Email:
Phone Numbers:
Work: 609-882-7900, ext. 134

"The students here are held to a higher standard, and they are getting prepared for some prestigious colleges and universities."

Julie Kopchik, ND Mathematics Teacher