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Incoming Freshman

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Thank you for your interest in Notre Dame Academy. Notre Dame Academy will begin accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year on Tuesday, November 5. For full consideration for the Notre Dame Academy Class of 2024, you must apply online by December 2. Applications received after December 2, 2019 will be considered as space permits. After December 2, the application fee also increases to $75.

In order to assess a student’s potential for success at NDA, the following information is required for admission consideration:

Summary of Application Process for Incoming Freshmen

  • Complete the online application 
  • NDA requests copies of records from the student’s middle school
  • Application reviewed for admission

NDA Admission Requirements & Considerations

  • Student effort and ability are the most critical elements for student success at NDA
  • Applicant must have successfully completed the previous grade
  • Applicant must be in good standing academically and behaviorally 
  • Eighth grade students must have earned a diploma from middle school
  • Student’s reading level is a major predictor of high school success.  A review of the current reading level as evidenced by MAPS, STAR, etc. will be part of the admissions process.  Students reading significantly below grade level will experience a low probability of success at NDA

NDA Review of Applications

  • The following are reviewed in order to determine admission to NDA: Application, academic report cards from 7th and 8th grades (including attendance and behavior), standardized test results, confidential teacher recommendations, and any other materials provided. Upon completion of this review, a decision is made regarding admission to NDA.
  • Student applications with concerns are reviewed by the Admissions Committee.
  • The process for admission may include an interview with the principal based on the recommendation made by the Admissions Committee.
  • The Admissions Committee will make the final decision regarding admission to Notre Dame Academy.

NDA Admission Timeline 2019-2020

  • November 5, 2019: NDA Preview Night and application period opens
  • December 2, 2019: Application period closes
  • January 2020: Accepted student to receive acceptance letter
  • February 1, 2020: Freshman Registration Day for admitted students (mandatory)
    • Note: Applications received after the deadline will be considered as space permits

 

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Submit an Application

You will need to “Create an Account.” Simply click the button “Create Account” button when prompted. Please note: The account and applications should be completed by the parent.

You will complete the following forms on the Online Application.

  • Applicant
  • Family
  • School Information
  • Applicant Release of Records
  • Home Language Survey Form (HLS Form)
  • Exceptional Needs Survey
  • Bus Information
  • Emergency Information
  • Application Fee (non-refundable):
    • $50 through December 1, 2019
    • $75 after December 1, 2019

Transfer Student

Notre Dame Academy welcomes transfer students at the start of each academic year. January enrollment is at the discretion of the principal.

Sophomore applicants must have a minimum of a 1.8 GPA in academic classes to be considered for admission. Junior applicants must have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in academic classes to be considered for admission. All applicants must have good attendance and disciplinary records. Exceptions can be made at the discretion of the principal. No transfers will be admitted during the student's senior year. Exceptions can be considered for applicants moving from out of the area.

In order to assess a student’s potential for success at NDA, the following information is required for admission consideration:

Summary of Application Process for Transfer Students

  • Complete the online application
  • NDA requests copies of records from the student's current school
  • Application reviewed for admission

NDA Admission Requirements & Considerations

  • Student effort and ability are the most critical elements for student success at NDA
  • Applicant must have successfully completed the previous grade
  • Applicant must be in good standing academically and behaviorally
  • Eighth grade students must have earned a diploma from middle school
  • Student's reading level is a major predictor of high school success. A review of the current reading level as evidenced by MAPS, STAR, etc. will be part of the admissions process. Students reading significatly below grade level will experience a low probability of success at NDA. 

NDA Review of Applications

  • The following are reviewed in order to determine admission to NDA: Application, academic report cards from the student’s current school (including attendance and behavior), standardized test results, confidential teacher recommendations, and any other materials provided. Upon completion of this review, a decision is made regarding admission to NDA.
  • Student applications with concerns are reviewed by the Admissions Committee.
  • The process for admission may include an interview with the principal based on the recommendation made by the Admissions Committee.
  • The Admissions Committee will make the final decision regarding admission to Notre Dame Academy.

 

Apply Now

Submit an Application

You will need to “Create an Account.” Simply click the button “Create Account” button when prompted. Please note: The account and applications should be completed by the parent.

You will complete the following forms on the Online Application.

  • Applicant
  • Family
  • School Information
  • Applicant Release of Records
  • Home Language Survey Form (HLS Form)
  • Exceptional Needs Survey
  • Bus Information
  • Emergency Information
  • Application Fee (non-refundable):
    • $50 through December 1, 2019
    • $75 after December 1, 2019

International Students

Please visit the International Students page for information found here.

Athletic Participation

Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Student Eligibility

Notre Dame Academy complies with all WIAA rules and regulations.

In addition to all WIAA rules, all NDA students must reside within 60 miles of the school to be eligible to participate in athletics.

Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) Transfer Student Eligibility

Please review the 2019-2020 WIAA High School Athletic Eligibility Information Bulletin, paying close attention to the two sections titled Determining Residence for Nonpublic School Students” and “Transfers.”

2019-2020 WIAA High School Athletic Eligibility Information Bulletin

If you have questions regarding athletic eligibility, please contact athletics@notredameacademy.com.