Notre Dame is a college preparatory high school. To further this end, the instructional program at Notre Dame has distinct levels of challenge: honors, college prep. core program and the St. Andre Bessette, CSC program for students needing additional learning assistance. Each level prepares a student for college admission. A rigorous course of studies is designed to meet the educational needs of a diverse student body and is tailored to provide a challenging educational experience.

The St. Andrew Kim Scholars program is based within the Student Counseling Center and is designed to provide international students with an opportunity to experience a faith-based college preparatory education in the United States.

The Burke Scholars Program is for students with mild cognitive and developmental disabilities.