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Admissions Process

Admission Process

Welcome to Notre Dame Elementary and Middle School! Please contact our Admissions Office to schedule a personal tour. We look forward to prospective families contacting us and scheduling a tour to learn more about our school and the current admissions process. Please contact Mrs. Barbara Williams, Director of Admissions for more information at 440.279.1129.

Registration for the 2023-24 school year is currently in process and will be ongoing.

We invite those considering NDES and NDMS to:

  • Complete an Application for Admission (preschool- grade 8) - required
  • Tour NDES or NDMS
  • Shadow an NDES or NDMS Student.
  • Complete registration materials
    Registration email will be sent upon acceptance
Please call or email Barbara Williams, Director of Admissions, to schedule your tour or shadow day today!

Acceptance Criteria

Criteria for Transfer Students
  • Shadow an NDES or NDMS Student
  • Take an Assessment Test
  • Submit copies of report card and standardized test scores
  • Student Profile Form completed by current school

Criteria for Kindergarten Students
  • 5 years of age on or before September 30 of attending school year
  • Submit Birth Certificate
  • Submit immunization forms
  • Attend Kindergarten Screening

Criteria for Preschool Students
  • 3 years of age on or before September 30 of attending school year
  • Toilet-trained prior to acceptance
  • Submit immunization forms

Acceptance Priority

  • Students with a sibling(s) at NDES, NDMS and/or NDCL
  • Students attending Notre Dame Elementary Preschool
  • Students from parishes without an elementary school
  • Students from parishes with an elementary school
  • Other faith traditions