Notre Dame
High School

Lawrenceville, NJ
Admissions

How to Apply

For All Prospective Students

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  • Standard Application Online (SAO)

    Standard Application Online (SAO)
    Notre Dame accepts the Standard Application Online, administered through the Enrollment Management Association. The link for the Standard Application Online for the 2020-2021 school year is now available on the right.
     
    You will be taken to the SSAT website, where you will be required to create a login and select Notre Dame High School (NJ). The application process includes submitting the online SAO and non-refundable $50 fee. This fee is waived for the children of alumni. Please contact the Enrollment Management Office at 609.882.7900, ext. 183 to obtain a waiver code.  
  • Placement Testing

    Placement Test (Prospective Freshmen only)
    Prospective students are asked to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) which will be administered at Notre Dame High School. We are also happy to accept the SSAT in lieu of the HSPT. Notre Dame will be listed on the SSAT application for you to select and automatically send us your test scores.

    Testing Information:  Please register at least one week prior to each test.
    Tests for both application types, Early Decision and Regular Admission, will be offered  on Saturdays from 8:00am until approximately 12:00pm

    Early Decision: Saturday, November 9.  Please register here.

    Regular Admission: Saturday, February 1.  Registration will be available December 10.

    Parents are welcome to attend Coffee with Admissions from 8:00am - 10:00am on test days.  You will get more information about the admission process, meet representatives from the ND Community, and will be able to take a private tour with one of our students.
  • Additional Required Information

    Prospective Students are also asked for the following information:
    1. Student Profile and Parent Statement (required before an interview can be scheduled).
    2. Letters of Recommendation are required from current English and Math teachers only. Teacher emails will be entered on the SAO and they will be sent an online form to complete. An optional letter may be submitted by the Guidance Counselor or Principals
    3. Transcripts from current school. Families will enter the email on the SAO of a current school adminstrator, requesting current and last year reports cards to be uploaded to the applicaiton.  For prospective 9th grade students only: standardized test scores (PARCC, Terranova, ERB, PSSA) are required to be uploaded as well, either by a school administrator to be included with the report cards or by applications on the Notre Dame Supplemental Page of the application.
  • Interview

    Interview
    All prospective students are required to come to Notre Dame for an interview with a member of our Admissions Committee.  Upon submitting your application, you will obtain a link to reserve a day and time.  The student and one parent or guardian will need to be present.  The interview is a wonderful opportunity for us to get to know each other.  Come dressed to impress and ready to ask questions.  We look forward to meeting you!

Transfer Students

There is limited availability in grades 10 and 11 and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.  Please submit the online application and you will be contacted by a member of our admission staff.

Notification of Admission Decision

Decisions will be based upon the enrollment availability and "fit" between the school and the applicant. Notre Dame High School welcomes applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin in its admission or administrative policies

Competitive Admission Policy

Notre Dame High School has a competitive Admissions Policy based upon:
  • Past performance 
  • Present achievement  
  • Future potential  
  • Desire to contribute and be a part of the Notre Dame tradition
Early Decision

High School Placement Test: November 9
Application Deadline: December 9
Decision Notiffication: December 20


Regular Application

High School Placement Test: February 1
Application Deadline: January 31
Decision Notiffication: March 7

Contact Us

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  • Photo of Laura Sarubbi

    Laura Sarubbi 

    Director of Enrollment Management
    609-882-7900, ext. 130
  • Photo of Kristen Brauer

    Kristen Brauer 

    Admissions Assistant
    609-882-7900 ext 183

Eugenia M. Moore, Parent of Alumna

"Spend four years within a community . . . as you learn more about the life God has planned for you."

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.