Notre Dame High School (Calgary)

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Notre Dame High School
11900 Country Village Link NE
Calgary, Alberta, T3K 6E4
Coordinates 51°09′28″N 114°03′57″W / 51.15772°N 114.06583°W / 51.15772; -114.06583Coordinates: 51°09′28″N 114°03′57″W / 51.15772°N 114.06583°W / 51.15772; -114.06583
School type High School
Motto P.R.I.D.E
(Positive Relationships with Integrity and Dedication to Excellence in learning for Christ)
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Founded 2005
School board Calgary Catholic School District
Area trustee Linda Wellman
School number 109
Principal Kate Miller
Grades 10 - 12
Enrollment 1700+ (co-ed)
Language English
Colour(s) Blue and Gold         
Mascot Lion
Team name Pride

Notre Dame Senior High School is a Catholic high school in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with more than 1,700 students. The school is under the administration of the Calgary Catholic School District.


Notre Dame was opened on September 12, 2005[1][2] with Grade 10 and Grade 11 students.

Announced on May 10, 2011; Notre Dame High School would be undergoing a $7.6 million "modernization project".[3] As of September 2015, the expansion has been completed.


Notre Dame is a part of Catholic Community of Caring, funded by Alberta Initiative for School Improvement (AISI). The Community of Caring started 1986 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver.[4] The process is to help students increase their involvement in school, productive work in community service, and planning for their future.


Notre Dame is ranked by the Fraser Institute, and in 2012, it was 83rd out of 279 Alberta high schools.[5]

Notre Dame offers many special programs such as:

  • Automotive
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Cosmetology
  • Design Studies
  • Fashion
  • Film Studies
  • International Languages (French, Spanish & Italian)
  • Music
  • New Media
  • Photography
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Sports Medicine
  • Welding

Further, the school is part of the Action for Bright Children Society.[6]


Notre Dame's team name is the Pride and the athletic symbol is a lion; hence pride. The Pride have won many athletic titles in the school's short history, such as city championships for the Senior Girls Volleyball team, Senior Boys Basketball, and provincial championships for the Senior Boys Football team.[7]

The school competes in the following sports:

Notre Dame is an associated member of Calgary Senior High School Athletics Association (CSHSAA).[8]

Fine arts[edit]

Notre Dame provides students with a variety of performing & non-performing arts. The school provides the following productions in:


  1. ^ Gray, Donna, "Catholic district opens new school", news article, Calgary Herald, August 25, 2005, page NB01, archives search results page ("'This fall, we are opening Notre Dame High School ...'")
  2. ^ Morton, Graeme, "Final touches being put on new school: Notre Dame High to open doors Sept. 12", news article, Calgary Herald, August 30, 2005, page B1 archives search results page
  3. ^ CSSD, "Notre Dame High School to receive modernization", [1] ("'Calgary, Alberta – Calgary Catholic School District (CCSD) has been successful ...'")
  4. ^ Catholic Community of Caring
  5. ^ Fraser Institute school performance
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  7. ^ "Congratulations to Calgary Catholic football teams", November 26, 2007 [2] ("'Two Calgary Catholic senior boys high school football teams captured provincial championships ...'")
  8. ^ Athletic General Information

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