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Prospective Freshmen

Admission Season

The Class of 2026 application is now open!

Please click here to complete the Notre Dame SchoolAdmin application

If you are applying to an independent school and are using the Standard Application Online, please click here to apply through the SAO.

Early Decision

Application Due: November 19, 2021

  • HSPT for Early Decision: November 20, 2021 (date is full)

  • Interview Dates: Week of November 29, 2021

  • Notification: December 22, 2021

  • Registration due: February 1, 2022


Regular Application

Application Due: February 4, 2022

  • HSPT for Regular Admission: February 5, 2022 (register here)

  • Interview Dates: Week of February 7, 2022

  • Notification: March 10, 2022

  • Registration due: March 22, 2022

For All Prospective Students

Merit Scholarships

  • HSPT or SSAT must be taken: December 1, 2021
  • HSPT or SSAT scores submitted to Notre Dame: December 17, 2021
  • Semi-Finalist Notification: December 22, 2021
  • Essay Applications Due: January 5, 2022
  • Notification of Decisions: February 1, 2022

Please visit the Affording Notre Dame page for detailed information.

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.

We sought out a school to help continue to build my child's character .... Notre Dame is our choice.

Parent of Alumnus, Class of 2019