Award Year: 2019

Notre Dame Academy

1699 Hilton Drive
Park Hills, KY, 41011-2705

(859) 261-4300

Mr. Jack VonHandorf, Principal at time of Nomination

Diocese of Covington School District

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Notre Dame Academy, a Catholic high school dedicated to Mary and committed to academic excellence, exists to educate young women to make a difference in the world.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 91%
  • Hispanic: 1%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Two or more races: 4%
Notre Dame Academy First Day 2019-20

Notre Dame Academy First Day 2019-20

Notre Dame Academy is a single-gender high school for young women deeply rooted in the teachings of the Catholic Church and in the charism of the Sisters of Notre Dame. As a school within the Diocese of Covington, we are proud of our strong tradition of providing an excellent Catholic education to young women for 113 years. Notre Dame Academy has made a difference in the lives of over 10,000 alumnae who serve our local, regional, and national community in a variety of vocations and professions.

At Notre Dame Academy we are committed to a holistic education that develops young women to be confident lifelong learners who are excited about using their God given gifts to make a difference in our world. Our dedicated faculty and staff are focused on meaningful learning that prepares our students for success after high school. Whether in the science lab, the band room, the basketball court, the theater, or an agency in the community, our students have a multitude of opportunities to learn and grow. Our comprehensive pre-college curriculum is enhanced by co-curricular activities in fine arts, athletics, service, and student life. Our innovative use of technology provides a challenging learning environment that supports best practice and promotes 21st century skills.

Notre Dame Academy graduates are poised, confident, and prepared for a life of service to others centered in the Catholic faith. They are empowered, loving, and intellectually competent women committed to using their God given gifts to make a difference in the world.