How to Apply

Important Application Deadline Dates

Early Decision
Application Deadline - CLOSED
Interview - by November 29
Notification of Decision - December 15
Registration deposit due for accepted students - January 31

Regular Admissions
Application Deadline - January 31
HSPT Test - February 3 (Or submit SSAT Score by January 31)
Interview - by January 31
Notification of Decision - March 9
Registration for accepted students - March 21

Class of 2022 and Transfers for 2018-19

Notre Dame accepts the Standard Application Online, administered through the Enrollment Management Association. You will find the application link in the blue box to the right.

There are two ways to apply:
Early Decision: CLOSED
Admission decisions by December 15. Tuition deposit and registration fee will be due by Friday, January 31. Students applying Early Decision for the Class of 2022 must take the HSPT on October 21 and interview with Admissions staff by November 29.  Transcripts and Letters of Recommendation must be received by December 1.

Regular Admissions: Submit your application and complete the interview with Admissions staff by January 31 with an admission decision by March 9.  All students must take the HSPT on February 3 or submit their SSAT scores to Notre Dame by January 31.  Tuition deposit and registration fee will be due on March 21.
In order to guarantee a place at Notre Dame, and to ensure availability of courses, all accepted students must register on March 21.

The following information will be required for all applicants:

1. Standard Application Online (SAO)
Submit an online application and non-refundable $50 fee. This fee is waived for the children of alumni. Please contact the Enrollment Management Office after September 1 to obtain a waiver code.  Additionally, all transcripts and teacher recommendations must be uploaded to this site.

2. Placement Test:  Please register here.  
All prospective students are required to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT) which will be administered at Notre Dame High School.  For those students applying to independent schools and taking the SSAT, we are 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.  The HSPT will be offered at Notre Dame on Saturday, October 21 for Early Decision students, and Saturday, February 3 for Regular Admission students. The testing fee is incorporated into your application fee.  There is no additional charge. Please note the December 16 HSPT was moved to February 3.  There will no longer be a test on December 16.

3. Interview
All prospective students and their parent(s)/guardian(s) are required to meet with a member of the Admissions Committee for an interview. Please click here to view our online scheduler. Available dates and times will be listed.  We will be adding additional afternoon interview time slots throughout the admission season.  Please do not be concerned if Early Decision interviews occur after November 29. We look forward to meeting you throughout November!

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

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

Contact Us

List of 2 members.

  • Laura Sarubbi 

    Director of Enrollment Management
    609-882-7900, ext. 130
  • Joseph Petitto 

    Associate Director of Enrollment Management
    609-882-7900, ext. 183
Notre Dame High School partners with parents to provide supplemental busing to areas where transportation options are non-existent, inconvenient or unsuitable.  
Route #1:  Princeton Shopping Center - Montgomery Shopping Center - Blawenburg Church - Pennington Market - Notre Dame High School.  Morning and Afternoon. $1,500 per student. 

Route #2:  Notre Dame High School - Jackson Outlets .  Late bus only at 5:15 p.m.  $275 per season per student.

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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.