Notre Dame Academy (Toledo, Ohio)

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Notre Dame Academy
3535 West Sylvania Avenue
Toledo, Ohio, (Lucas County) 43623
United States
Coordinates 41°41′25″N 83°37′45″W / 41.69028°N 83.62917°W / 41.69028; -83.62917Coordinates: 41°41′25″N 83°37′45″W / 41.69028°N 83.62917°W / 41.69028; -83.62917
Type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1904
President Sr. Mary Ann Culpert
Chairman Ms. Jennifer Benedict
Dean Ms. Judy Cousino
Principal Kim Grilliot
Grades Seventh [7] through Twelfth [12] grade
Gender Girls
Enrollment 673
Color(s) Navy & Gold          
Athletics Three Rivers Athletic Conference
Mascot Eagle
Accreditation Ohio Catholic Schools Accrediting Association
Newspaper The Vista
Yearbook Regina
Tuition $10,100
Affiliations Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo,
Sisters of Notre Dame
Alumni 9,500
Athletic Director Mr. Gary Snyder

Notre Dame Academy is an all-girls Catholic high school located in Toledo, Ohio. It is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo. The academy was founded in 1904 and is fully accredited by the Ohio State Department of Education, and the Ohio Catholic Schools Accrediting Association (OCSAA). The present site of the Academy was dedicated on September 8, 1960. As stated on their website, the mission of Notre Dame Academy is to "promote the holistic development of young women for leadership and service by providing an exceptional educational experience permeated with Christian values." The school president is Sr. Mary Ann Culpert, SND, and principal is Mrs. Kim Grilliot (as of 2006).

Notre Dame Academy offers a variety of clubs and extracurricular activities, such as Global Concerns, various language clubs, Current Events club and the popular speech team and Fall musical. Notre Dame Academy offers a variety of athletics as well, such as crew, golf, soccer, tennis, basketball and swimming.

Ohio High School Athletic Association state championships[edit]

  • Girls Golf - 1993, 1996, 1998 [1]

Notable alumnae[edit]


Notre Dame Academy was the first high school in the country to perform Suessical the Musical, and the second in the country to perform Hairspray. Notre Dame Academy has had a student selected to attend Ohio All State Choir. Notre Dame Academy's Bel Canto Choir has traveled to Chicago to perform and receive professional training from a member of the cast of the Tony-award winning musical, Wicked. Notre Dame Academy has also performed Thoroughly Modern Millie, Fiddler on the Roof, 42nd Street, and the Drowsy Chaperone. Fall 2012 Notre Dame will once again be performing "Seussical the Musical".

Notre Dame Academy has a Speech and Debate team. NDA has won a numerous amount of awards through Speech and Debate, including qualifying nine young women to a National High School Forensics Tournament in Dallas, Texas (2006). Notre Dame has had a duo team place first in the nation, in addition to one placing sixth in the nation.


  1. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 

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