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
Villanova, Pennsylvania, (Delaware County) 19085
United States
Coordinates 40°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
Type Private, All-Female
Motto fides et caritas
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1856
President Dr. Judith Dwyer
Principal Mrs. Jacqueline Coccia
Head of school Mrs. Jacqueline Coccia
Grades 6-12
Enrollment 538 (2009-2010)
Student to teacher ratio 9:1
Color(s) Blue and Gold         
Athletics conference Girls Interac League
Mascot Leprechaun
Team name Irish
Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
Newspaper The Gates
Yearbook Launfal
Tuition 22,000
Academic Dean Kim Eife
Admissions Director Diane Sander
Athletic Director Peg Desendorf

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". 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. Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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