Notre Dame Academy is full STEM ahead

The Academy of Notre Dame Tyngsboro, a private Catholic Upper School is accepting applicants for the 2024-2025 academic year.

NDA is known for rigorous academics concentrated on STEAM, small class sizes, and personalized attention. The teacher to student ratio is 1:13 ensuring attention and support as students challenge themselves academically.

The Academy offers three levels of courses: College Preparatory, Honors, and Advanced Placement. All levels of instruction offer a rigorous college preparatory education that provides empowering opportunities and real-life applications. The vibrant community encourages student leadership.

Students take a minimum of four lab classes but gain real world experience visiting biotech, medical research, and engineering companies. Curriculum is further enhanced through guest speakers including forensic scientists, bio engineers, and other STEM professionals.

The Academy is proud to have received a $1 million gift in support of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si, which focuses on care for the natural environment and all people, as well as broader questions of the relationship between God, humans, and the Earth. This generous gift enabled NDA to build Merrimack Valley’s only geodome for environmental and sustainability programs, create a new Environmental Learning Lab, and add additional environmental science courses.

Over 50% of NDA graduates pursue degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or math. Those fields have the fastest job growth, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Academy serves as the educational partner for the Boston Hockey Academy, a tier I AAA program for boys. The unique course schedule enables BHA players to attend classes in-person in the morning and participate in practices and games in the afternoon. In addition to aspiring elite hockey players, NDA also supports students pursuing Division I figure skating and equestrian goals.

The Academy sits on 200+ acres with athletic fields, running trails and other amenities.  Over 50% of students play sports including Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Golf, Swimming & Diving, Cross County, and Track & Field.

Clubs and activities include Model UN, NDA Playmakers Drama Guild, Mission & Ministry, Glee, Science Club, Slam Poetry, and more are also available.

All students benefit from a diverse student body – students at the Academy hail from many different areas: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, California, Ohio, and other countries such as Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada, and Latvia.

The priority deadline for admissions, financial aid, and merit scholarships is Dec. 31. 978-649-7611, ext. 351.

This report provided by The Academy of Notre Dame Tyngsboro

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