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NDES History

Significant events in the history of the school:


1957 Notre Dame Elementary opens at Shamrock Acres (SND property) with kindergarten in Chardon, OH.
1958 Provincial Center begins construction and Notre Dame Elementary School adds a 1st grade at Shamrock Acres in Chardon.
1959 Notre Dame Elementary School adds a 2nd grade and 3rd grade at Shamrock Acres. NDES moves Kindergarten to Marydale (SND property) in Chardon, OH.
1964
Notre Dame Elementary School - K-4 moves to portables (SND property) and expands to 8th grade.
1968 Notre Dame Elementary School moves into the ground floor at NDES (current building).
1970 Notre Dame Montessori opens its doors to children ages 3-5 at Shamrock Acres.
1971 After aspirant class closes, NDES moves to two classes per grade level.
1972 Notre Dame Elementary School grows and expands to 2 floors in the Educational Center.
1975 Notre Dame Montessori includes children preschool through 2nd grade.
1976
Notre Dame Elementary School adds a dining room and gymnasium.
1982
Notre Dame Elementary School celebrates its 25th anniversary year.
1985
Notre Dame Montessori includes children preschool through 1st grade (2nd grade became part of the elementary school).
1995
21st century strategic planning begins: adding full time music, art, Spanish and enrichment classes.
2000
Notre Dame Montessori closes and Notre Dame Preschool opens as a traditional preschool.
2007
Notre Dame Elementary School celebrates its 50th anniversary year.
2008
Notre Dame Elementary School appoints its first lay principal.
2009
Notre Dame Elementary School becomes a SND Sponsored School with its first Board of Directors.
2014
Notre Dame Elementary School recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
2015
Notre Dame Elementary School receives the Thomas Edison Award for Excellence in STEM Education by the Ohio Academy of Science.
2015
Notre Dame Elementary School becomes part of a new governance structure named Notre Dame Schools.
2019
Multipurpose Room Opens, NDES Preschool moves into the main building and

first air conditioning window units installed throughout the building.