Notre Dame Academy (Los Angeles, California)

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Notre Dame Academy
Address
2851 Overland Avenue
Los Angeles, California, (Los Angeles County) 90064
United States
Coordinates 34°2′4″N 118°25′10″W / 34.03444°N 118.41944°W / 34.03444; -118.41944Coordinates: 34°2′4″N 118°25′10″W / 34.03444°N 118.41944°W / 34.03444; -118.41944
Information
Type Private, All-Female
Motto Educating young women to make a difference.
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1949
Oversight Archdiocese of Los Angeles
President Nancy Coonis
Principal Lilliam Paetzold
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 379 (2012)
Color(s) Crimson and Gold         
Mascot Regal Gryphon
Team name Regal Gryphons
Accreditation Western Association of Schools and Colleges[1]
Newspaper "The Queen's Press"
Yearbook "Royale"
Tuition $12,500 for all grades (excluding registration and class fees)
Dean of Students Brianna Berlin
Director of Academics Brad Fuller
Admissions Director Kristin Callaghan
Website

Notre Dame Academy is a private, all-girls Catholic High School located in West Los Angeles, California. Part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, it was founded in 1949 by the Sisters of Notre Dame.

Academics[edit]

The school offers 16 advanced placement classes and 12 honors classes. 100% of its graduates attend college with 96% attending four-year institutions and with the other 4% attending two-year colleges.

Athletics[edit]

Notre Dame Academy provides 10 sports, including:

  • Volleyball
  • Track and Field
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Cross Country
  • Tennis
  • Equestrian
  • Beach Volleyball

Performing and Visual Art[edit]

Performing Art programs include:

  • Drama

The school's drama department was invited to the Edinburgh Fringe Theater Festival in the summer of 2006, where they gave four outstanding performances of Bob Carlton's Return to the Forbidden Planet, a parody of William Shakespeare's The Tempest.

  • Choir
  • Dance

Visual Art programs include:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • 2-D Design
  • Film
  • Photography

Notable alumni[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ WASC-ACS. "WASC-Accrediting Commission for Schools". Retrieved 2009-06-05. 

External links[edit]