Admissions

FAQs

List of 8 frequently asked questions.

  • Q. What is the difference between Early Decision and Regular Application?

    Early Decision Candidates must submit their completed application by November 20 and will receive their admission decision by Christmas. 

    Accepted Early Decision students will be required to pay a non-refundable tuition deposit and registration fee by January 31 to secure their place in the Class of 2025. Total due will be $1,050: a $250 registration fee plus a tuition deposit of $800. Normally, a tuition deposit of $1600 is required at this time. We will be incorporating the remainder of the tuition deposit into regular tuition payments, which begin in June. 

    Regular Application Candidates must submit their completed application by January 23 and will receive their admission decision by March 6. 

    Accepted Regular Application students will be required to pay a non-refundable tuition deposit and registration fee by March 16 to secure their place in the Class of 2025. Total due will be $2,050: a $250 registration fee and $1600 tuition deposit.
  • Q. What will tuition be for the upcoming school year?

    Our tuition rates will be fixed for a four-year period beginning with the incoming freshman Class of 2024. Current families will have their tuition rate fixed through graduation.*

    The tuition rates are as follows:
  • Q. Is any financial aid or scholarship assistance available?

    Limited financial assistance is available to families with demonstrated financial needs and can be applied for through FACTS. Click to complete the Financial Aid application.  Merit Scholarships are available to incoming freshmen.
  • Q. Are there honors and AP classes?

    Notre Dame has a full range of honors and AP programs. At the freshman level, qualified students can be admitted into Honors English, Honors Math, Honors World History, Honors Religion and Honors STEM.
  • Q. May students stay late in the building?

    For many students, the day begins again with the 2:15 bell. Our Student Center and library are open until 6 p.m. Various clubs and student government organizations hold afternoon and evening meetings. The Weight Room and gym are alive with athletes, and our playing fields are filled with sports and fans. Our dance classes meet every Monday afternoon and evening, and our Performing Arts students are rehearsing for our next production. For students who want assistance with academic courses, Academic Strength and Conditioning, with faculty tutors, is available.
  • Q. What sports do you offer for ninth grade students?

    Almost all of our athletic programs offer competition at the freshman level. For additional information please visit the Athletics page of our school website.
  • Q. Does my township provide busing?

    Many local school districts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania provide normal school day busing to Notre Dame. Notre Dame also partners with families to provide morning and late busing for two routes: (1) Montgomery, Princeton and Pennington and (2) Twin Rivers.  For busing information, contact transportation@ndnj.org.
  • Q. Are there special services for children with learning needs?

    Mrs. Kathy Stueber serves as Notre Dame's Learning Needs Coordinator. Please click Academic Support for information.

Linda S. Gloner, Parent of an Alumna

"It is with great pride that I thank the NDHS family for contributing to the accomplishment of my daughter. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, on the Dean’s List, Cum Laude."

Notre Dame High School

Located on 100 beautiful acres in Central New Jersey, Notre Dame High School, founded in 1957, is a college preparatory school for grades 9 - 12, preparing young men and women for lives of purpose, built upon a foundation of Catholic faith, with a commitment to academics, co-curricular activities and service to others.