Notre Dame Academy

Foundations for a Lifetime of Fulfillment
4345 Del Mar Trails Road, San Diego, CA 92130
North County Coastal

Your children can excel at Notre Dame Academy

4345 Del Mar Trails Road
San Diego, CA 92130

Phone: (858) 509-2300

Notre Dame Academy, located in Carmel Valley, is a preeminent Catholic school serving students from preschool through eighth grade. At NDA, we combine rigorous and advanced learning with an immersive Catholic community to ensure each child grows into his or her full potential. 21st century skills such as collaborative learning, growth mindset, and critical thinking are woven into all classes including the Arts, STEAM, Technology, and Physical Education. Students engage in daily French and Spanish instruction at all grade levels to encourage trilingual skills and set the tone for a global educational perspective. Cultural exchange experiences in France and Spain are available in middle school, which is a culminating experience for many students as they become Catholic-Christian witnesses, diligent and lifelong learners, virtuous individuals, and responsible citizens. We pledge to balance competitive academics with unparalleled Christian experiences for a fulfilling education for every student. Notre Dame Academy is an enclave of creativity and culture, rigor and reward, faith and family; committed to challenge and to inspire; to learn and to laugh; and to lay a lasting foundation for a promising tomorrow.

Sister Marie Pascale, Principal

Father Chris Tozzi, Pastor
Saint Therese of Carmel

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Outside the Classroom

We offer clubs and activities including: Chess, Choir, Music, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Foreign Language, Dance, Academic Decathlon, Science Fair, Ballet Folklorico, and more!

Our Competitive Spirit

We offer athletics including: Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Football, Track and Field

The World Around Us

Students at Notre Dame Academy have the opportunity to learn additional languages including: English, Spanish, French

Our Learning Environment

Our learning environment features: Library, Science Lab, Art Room, Music Room, Indoor Gymnasium, Sports Field, Playground, Blacktop Activity Area, One-to-one iPads

We are all created equal.

We have served students gifted with: GATE Designation, English as a Second Language, IEP, Learning Difficulties, Speech and Language, Autism

Let's make it work.

Tuition assistance is available upon request and is allocated based on need and available resources. Additionally, families are encouraged to apply to receive assistance through the Bishop Flores Scholarship Fund through the Diocese of San Diego.

Latest News

Collaborative Professional Development

In August, over thirty teachers from St. Therese Academy, Notre Dame Academy, St. Charles Catholic School, St. Columba Catholic School,...
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“Tip-Off” Catholic Schools Week at USD Men’s Basketball Game on January 26

Tickets are just $10, and include a concessions voucher. Our SD Catholic All-Star Choir will be singing the National Anthem!...
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NDA Student Makes National News for Raising $16,000 to Build a Home in Mexico

From Encinitas Advocate: bit.ly/2JRQ4Vs For 13-year-old Daniella Benitez, sacrificing an entire summer to raise $16,000 to build a home for...
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