F.A.Q.
Does ND provide transportation?

Notre Dame provides private bus transportation from several area cities and towns. The annual availability of this transportation is determined by family interest. Routes are often run east-bound beginning in Norwalk, west-bound beginning on the Orange-West Haven line and southbound beginning in Seymour. There is an additional annual cost for private bus transportation.

Where do ND students live?

Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Branford, Bridgeport, Derby, East Haven, Easton, Fairfield, Hamden, Madison, Meriden, Milford, Monroe, Naugatuck, Newtown, New Haven, North Haven, Northford, Norwalk, Orange, Oxford, Plantsville, Redding, Rowayton, Seymour, Shelton (Huntington), Southbury, Stratford, Trumbull, Wallingford, West Haven, Weston, Wilton.

What is the class size at ND?

The average class size at ND is 24 with a student / teacher ratio of 16-1.

Is Financial Aid available?

Applications for Grant-in-Aid are available at Notre Dame and on-line. Applications can be submitted after personal tax returns are completed but with an April 1 deadline. A processing fee must be submitted to the Private School Aid Service when completing the application. Contact the Admissions Office for further information at 203-372-6521. Families must re-apply for aid annually.

Where is ND located?

The school is ideally located on a beautiful suburban campus off the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield, CT, at the junction of Fairfield, Bridgeport, Easton and Trumbull. Exit 47 on the Merritt Parkway is only two blocks from ND.

Private bus transportation is available to Notre Dame from Bridgeport (Black Rock, Fairfield Avenue, Boston Avenue, East Side), Oxford, Milford, Stratford, Monroe, Norwalk, Trumbull, West Haven, Orange, Seymour, Shelton, Ansonia, Derby, Westport and other area towns. Routes and schedules are determined by the transportation needs of our students. The town of Fairfield provides busing to Fairfield students.

Is ND technologically advanced?

ND continues to keep pace with technological advancements. ND has three networked state-of-the-art computer labs with Internet access through a Novell network. The Library/Media Center has more than 40 networked computers as well. Software available at ND: Microsoft Office, Publisher, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, and Adobe Flash. ND takes great pride in teaching state of the art, advanced software classes. In addition, all of Notre Dame's classrooms have SmartBoard technology.

Can I schedule a visit to Notre Dame?

We encourage all applicants and parent/guardians to visit our campus. Simply call the Admissions Office (203.372.6521) to arrange a campus tour. A student can also arrange for the 'Experience Notre Dame Fairfield' program, where he or she will go through a school day with a current ND student.

How do I apply to Notre Dame?

A parent/guardian is asked to complete the application form which you can download here. Applications are also available at Notre Dame and at local schools.

There is an application fee of $50.00. This fee includes testing and reporting of test scores, processing applications, etc.
Seventh and Eighth Grade School Records: Notre Dame will request your current school to send a transcript of grades to the school. A form giving ND permission to request these records is part of the registration form.

How many graduates go on to colleges and universities?

Nearly 100% of the Class of 2016 is pursuing higher education. The Class of 2016 totaled nearly $17 million dollars in scholarships/grants. A Notre Dame student can also earn college credits while still in high school through the Sacred Heart University/Notre Dame Partnership Program and the UCONN Early College Experience program.

How much is tuition at ND?

Tuition for the current 2016-2017 school year is $13,950.00 (plus $150 fundraising fee). This is payable in 12 monthly installments.

 
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