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Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B

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Application Deadline
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Application Fee
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Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$15,970
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
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From Nardin Academy

Located in Buffalo's Elmwood Village, Nardin Academy is the oldest independent, Catholic school in Western New York. Founded in 1857 by the Daughters of the Heart of Mary, Nardin consists of four schools: a coed Montessori school educating toddlers through Kindergarten, coed Lower School serving Kindergarten through 4th grade, coed Middle School educating students grades 5-8 and an all-girls college preparatory high school serving grades 9-12. Named Niche's Number One private K-12 school in the region, its graduates are creative, curious learners who lead with confidence, strength and integrity, grow through faith and spirituality, champion equity and justice and serve others with humility.

Nardin Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1250
275 responses
Average ACT
30
91 responses

Excellence in All-Girls Education in Grades 9-12

As the oldest independent, Catholic all-girls school in Western New York, Nardin provides students with the highest standards in academics, arts and athletics and upholds a deep commitment to service. As an independent school, Nardin has the freedom to use a variety of teaching methods and project-based learning and consistently outpaces local and national averages on SAT, ACT and AP exams.

Culture & Safety

Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 28 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 28 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 77 responses
  • Our student and teacher talent show!
    22%
  • Father daughter dance
    19%
  • Walk-a-thon
    17%
  • Mother daughter brunch
    13%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Junior Weekend
    5%
  • March Madness
    5%

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Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
913
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 31 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 31 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 31 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$14,660
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
2
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 36 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 36 responses
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 36 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 17 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 17 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 17 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$58,998
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$940
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$347,377
National
$217,500

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