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Upper Level Academics

Notre Dame Prep’s Upper Level is all about college—and life—prep! A focus on creativity, collaboration, and communication prepares our students for 21st-century global citizenship.

A large choice of more than 150 core courses and electives; 20 AP courses; STEAM and Humanities programs; and a multi-phased approach to learning combine into a rigorous program that engages students and builds confidence. Academics is complemented by an active social justice program for all grades, broad and deep co-curricular offerings, age-appropriate exploration of spirituality, and extensive athletic opportunities.

Notre Dame remains one of Maryland’s top independent schools as it continues its mission of educating and empowering girls to become women who transform the world.


Honor Societies at NDP

Cum Laude Society

International Thespian Society

Language Honor Societies in Spanish, French and Chinese

Mu Alpha Theta, the national mathematics honor society

National Art Honor Society

National Forensics League

National Science Honor Society

Sigma Tau Delta, the National English Honor Society

Social Studies Honor Society

Tri-M National Music Honor Society