Academy of Notre Dame de Namur

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Academy of Notre Dame de Namur
Lincoln Godfrey House, Radnor, PA.jpg
560 Sproul Road

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United States
Coordinates40°1′1″N 75°22′13″W / 40.01694°N 75.37028°W / 40.01694; -75.37028Coordinates: 40°1′1″N 75°22′13″W / 40.01694°N 75.37028°W / 40.01694; -75.37028
TypePrivate, All-Female
Mottofides et caritas
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
PresidentDr. Judith Dwyer
PrincipalMrs. Jacqueline Coccia
Head of schoolMrs. Jacqueline Coccia
Enrollment538 (2009-2010)
Student to teacher ratio9:1
Color(s)Blue and Gold         
Athletics conferenceGirls Interac League
Team nameIrish
AccreditationMiddle States Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
NewspaperThe Gates
Academic DeanKim Eife
Admissions DirectorDiane Sander
Athletic DirectorXan Zimatore

The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur is a private middle school and high school for girls in Villanova, Pennsylvania. It is located within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia; however, Notre Dame is an independent school. Notre Dame is an institution that strives to educate young women for responsible living in a global society with an extensive co-curricular and athletic program. [2]


The Academy of Notre Dame de Namur was established in 1856 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. [3]

The mansion located on campus appears in the film The Philadelphia Story, starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn.

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ MSA-CSS. "MSA-Commission on Secondary Schools". Archived from the original on 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2009-07-31.
  2. ^ "Academy of Notre Dame de Namur". Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools website. Retrieved 2015-09-15.
  3. ^ AND. "Academy of Notre Dame History". Academy of Notre Dame de Namur website. Archived from the original on 2007-09-07. Retrieved 2007-05-11.

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