Africa, Asia, North America


The School Sisters of Notre Dame are active in a wide variety of ministries including education, health care, social outreach and pastoral ministry.


Secondary School Education

*Sponsored Ministry
**Co-Sponsored Ministry
***Supported Ministry

Academy of the Holy Angels*
Demarest, N.J.

The Academy of the Holy Angels, founded in 1879, is a 9-12 Catholic college preparatory school for girls, sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame and dedicated to academic excellence in the education of young women. Grounded in the gospel message and in the tradition and charism of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the Academy welcomes all students and appreciates the uniqueness of each individual while working towards the fulfillment of Jesus Christ’s prayer “that all may be one.” Visit the Academy of the Holy Angels website.

Institute of Notre Dame*

Institute of Notre DameThe Institute of Notre Dame, established in 1847 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, is a Catholic high school for girls that is committed to a philosophy of education inspired by Blessed Theresa Gerhardinger, foundress of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Believing that each student is created in the image of God, IND strives to develop the fullness of her potential and help her understand her relationship to the world. Visit the Institute of Notre Dame website.

Notre Dame High School *
St. Louis

Notre Dame High School in St. Louis photographNotre Dame High School’s roots reach back to 1897 when the School Sisters of Notre Dame founded Sancta Maria of Ripa High School (currently, Notre Dame High School). NDHS educates young women to become confident, compassionate Christian leaders. The school provides a college preparatory program for girls from diverse backgrounds through an environment of differentiated instruction, specifically the Directed Individualized Instruction Program. Visit the Notre Dame High School website.

Notre Dame High School, Inc. *
Talofofo, Guam

Notre Dame High School, Inc. is a Catholic Coeducational Secondary School established by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Guam in 1968. NDHS prepares students for college and lifelong learning in an environment that encourages collaboration, instills leadership, promotes dedication to service and inspires passion for justice and peace in the spirit of Jesus Christ. Visit the Notre Dame High School, Inc. website.

Notre Dame Preparatory School*
Towson, Md.

A Catholic, independent, all-female college preparatory school, Notre Dame Prep was established by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1873. Notre Dame Prep educates and inspires young women in an academically rigorous, spiritually nurturing and service-oriented environment. The school, with grades 6-12, offers a multi-phased approach to learning, which ensures that each student progresses at the level and pace that is appropriate for her. Visit the Notre Dame Preparatory School website.

Transforming the world through education