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.

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We’re extremely blessed with a visit from Ma Mere—the Sisters’ Mother Superior, and Sister Marie Reine—Principal of her school in Poiters, France. Our Parent Guild got to spend a lovely morning with them, and the time spent with our students in the classrooms has been nothing short of special. Despite the uncharacteristic weather, we’re having a wonderful time with them here. In the photo (Left to right) is Sister Marie Pascale, NDA Principal, Sister Angelique Therese (NDA), Sister Marie Reine, Poitiers Principal, Ma Mere, Sister Gabriel Marie (NDA) ... See MoreSee Less

We’re extremely blessed with a visit from Ma Mere—the Sisters’ Mother Superior, and Sister Marie Reine—Principal of her school in Poiters, France. Our Parent Guild got to spend a lovely morning with them, and the time spent with our students in the classrooms has been nothing short of special. Despite the uncharacteristic weather, we’re having a wonderful time with them here. In the photo (Left to right) is Sister Marie Pascale, NDA Principal, Sister Angelique Therese (NDA), Sister Marie Reine, Poitiers Principal, Ma Mere, Sister Gabriel Marie (NDA)

 

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Opening day of pee wee soccer season AND first games played on our own field!! The rain could not dampen the players' or the parents' spirits! ... See MoreSee Less

Opening day of pee wee soccer season AND first games played on our own field!! The rain could not dampen the players or the parents spirits!

 

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We need to start a concession stand! We can use the funds for sports equipment!

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Stop to see the succulents. Appreciating our colorful campus before the weekend rains.

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Our NDA family was blessed with a visit from 17 outstanding students from The Academy of Our Lady of Peace, who helped with everything from meal-prep for the homeless, to editing essays, to preschool arts and crafts, to clerical assistance. WOW! Thank you! 🙏 What an amazing collaborative day that we can’t wait to recreate soon. The Academy of Our Lady of Peace is an outstanding Catholic college-preparatory school for girls right here in San Diego. We cannot wait for the next visit. Your girls were both an inspiration and a big help to NDA’s students and faculty alike! Love and best wishes to everyone at Our Lady of Peace ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Snip-snip here, snip-snip there... gonna snip my way into a brand new year!

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Here's a #FunFridayFact... Did you know that evidence of stained glass windows in churches in monasteries traces this beautiful and functional art back as far as the 7th century?! The stained glass here at St Therese aren't quite that old, but their beauty and significance is timeless. ... See MoreSee Less

Heres a #FunFridayFact... Did you know that evidence of stained glass windows in churches in monasteries traces this beautiful and functional art back as far as the 7th century?! The stained glass here at St Therese arent quite that old, but their beauty and significance is timeless.

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Happy New Year! 🎉 🎊 🎈 🎇

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Fridays are worth smiling about 😇

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From our NDA family to all of yours—Merry Christmas 🎄 ... See MoreSee Less

From our NDA family to all of yours—Merry Christmas 🎄

 

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Merry Christmas 🎄

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