Welcome to Notre Dame College Prep
For 60 years, Notre Dame College Prep, a Catholic, college preparatory school located in Niles, IL, has prepared more than 12,000 young men for life beyond college. Located on 28 beautifully landscaped acres, Notre Dame currently provides over 800 students from Chicago and its suburbs with an education of both mind and heart. The Dons of Notre Dame, the Gentlemen of Mary, experience excellence in academics, a vibrant spiritual life, opportunities for leadership, tremendous involvement in extracurricular activities and a school spirit like no other.
Notre Dame College Prep admits students of any color, racial or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities accorded to students at the school. Notre Dame does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, ethnic origin or religious affiliation with regard to the administration of its education policies, admissions policies and scholarship and aid programs. We encourage applications for admission to the ninth grade from the community at large. Notre Dame draws from over 70 different grade schools in metropolitan Chicago. A student's enrollment at Notre Dame implies acceptance of the mission, philosophy and expectations set forth by the school.
Entrance requirements are based on intellectual ability, personal character, and a demonstrated willingness to learn. The specific criteria for admission to Notre Dame High School include:
- 7th and 8th grade report cards
- Written recommendations from teacher/counselor/principal
- Placement Exam scores
- Completed application portfolio
For more information, contact LaVerne Bontempo at 847.779.8615.