Founded in 1851 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, Notre Dame High School is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school for girls in San Jose, California, the capital of Silicon Valley. It is the oldest private secondary school for young women in the state of California and operates within the Diocese of San Jose.
With more than 630 students, Notre Dame High School has countless opportunities for extracurricular involvement, including ministry, class leadership, social activities, internships, and performing arts. Outside of the classroom, its students participate in the school’s 20 interscholastic athletic teams and nearly 35 clubs and organizations. In addition, the school sponsors faculty-led summer immersion trips in ten countries around the world. Visit the website.