Africa, Asia, North America


The School Sisters of Notre Dame are active in a wide variety of ministries including education, health care, social outreach and pastoral ministry.


Middle School Education

*Sponsored Ministry
**Co-Sponsored Ministry
***Supported Ministry

Marian Middle School**
St. Louis

Marian Middle School was founded in 1999 by seven women religious communities seeking to educate young urban adolescent girls and provide them with a holistic, college-prep, faith-based education. It is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty by fostering the spiritual, academic, social, moral, emotional and physical development of middle school girls. The Religious Congregations that sponsor Marian Middle School are the Ursuline Sisters of the Roman Union, the Sisters of Loretto/Loretto Community, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul, the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood and the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. Visit the Marian Middle School website.

Mother Seton Academy**

Mother Seton Academy is a co-ed, tuition-free middle school that offers a quality education to children who come from low income families. The Sponsoring Congregations of Mother Seton Academy are the Daughters of Charity, the Marianist Province of the United States, the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and the Xaverian Brothers. In 1993 these six religious communities began Mother Seton Academy because they believed that the only way out of poverty for young urban men and women was to come together and give the gift of an education. Visit the Mother Seton Academy website.

Notre Dame Middle School *

Notre Dame Middle School is a Catholic School for girls (grades 5-8) which provides a value-centered education in the Christian tradition, fostering respect, dignity and integrity of person in a faith community. Notre Dame Middle School prepares students in a bi-literate, bilingual setting – Spanish and English – for admittance to a college preparatory high school. Integral to its mission of NDMS is the development of leadership and service to the community. NDMS opened its doors in 1996. Visit the Notre Dame Middle School website.

Notre Dame Preparatory School*
Towson, Md.

Notre Dame Preparatory School photographA Catholic, independent, all-female college preparatory school, Notre Dame Prep was established by the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1873. Notre Dame Prep educates and inspires young women in an academically rigorous, spiritually nurturing and service-oriented environment. The school, with grades 6-12, offers a multi-phased approach to learning, which ensures that each student progresses at the level and pace that is appropriate for her. Visit the Notre Dame Preparatory School website.

Sisters Academy of Baltimore**

Sisters Academy of Baltimore is a Catholic, community-centered middle school for girls of diverse races, ethnic groups and religions and who are from families of limited economic means, particularly those of southwest Baltimore.  The Academy empowers its students to become agents of transformation in their families, communities and society. The Sponsoring Congregations of Sisters Academy are the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the Sisters of Bon Secours, the Sisters of Mercy and the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. Visit the Sisters Academy of Baltimore website.

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