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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    B
Notre Dame High School is a top rated, private, all-girls, Catholic school located in San Jose, CA. It has 646 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. Tuition is $18,170 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 94% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
596 South 2nd Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Telephone
(408) 294-1113
Website

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$18,170
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
23%
Average Financial Aid

Notre Dame High School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1310
143 responses
Average ACT
30
119 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.27 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.27 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 53 responses
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  • Spirit Week
    51%
  • Homecoming/Powder Puff
    19%
  • Crab fest
    8%
  • Senior night
    8%
  • Advent Mass
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    4%
  • The Mixers
    4%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
646
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.25 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.25 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.34 responses
Poll
97%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.34 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.34 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.17 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.17 responses
Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C-
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$90,303
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,689
National
$949
Median Home Value
$658,000
National
$184,700
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Notre Dame High School Reviews

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So welcoming and passionate. Amazing, tight-knit community that is incredibly nerdy and fun. There's something for just about anyone here - with so many clubs and extracurriculars. Come here if you want to work hard, make friends, and grow your interests - that's how you'll get the most out of it!
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I liked the teachers and the well-rounded education I received. Furthermore, school trips such as immersion trips offered the students the opportunity to travel within and outside the Bay Area and contribute to the communites visited. Another aspect that fuel school unity were the required book for all grades to read prior to the start of the new year. The topics of these books ranged from immigration to the Rwandan genocide. The introduction of reading material allowed class discussions to further the student's mind and thinking of the world around them. In closing, a major asepect of the communit at Notre Dame was the diversity of the student population and thr facility. Overall,a great school for young women to transition from middle school.
I absolutely loved Notre Dame. The community is incredibly tight knit and welcoming to a diverse student body. Even at an extremely competitive university, I feel well-equipped for college, and I have the amazing faculty of ND to thank! If I had not gone to Notre Dame, I would have missed out on a stellar education, a passion for social justice, and lifelong friendships.