Academics

Academics

Knowledge is one of the Five Pillars of Notre Dame Academy, and we are Georgia’s only authorized K-12 Marist Catholic International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Our International Baccalaureate accreditation provides a unique global learning environment with differentiated instruction to meet the academic needs of all learners.
Notre Dame Academy uses the framework of the IB for curriculum. This program directs the manner in which classes are taught by encouraging hands-on learning and by teaching concepts across different subject areas through our Primary Years Programme (K-5), Middle Years Programme (6-10), and Diploma Programme (11-12).

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  • International Baccalaureate Programme

    Notre Dame Academy implements IB through all three continuums. Starting with the Primary Years Program (PYP) in kindergarten through 5th grade. Our 5th grade students transition into the Middle Years Program (MYP) which covers 6th through 10th grade. The Diploma program is offered for 11 through 12th grade to all students. All IB programs are international, transdisciplinary programs designed to foster the development of the whole child. Click here to learn more about our International Baccalaureate Programme.
  • Fit for Life

    This program includes a daily physical education curriculum designed to optimize personal fitness for all ages.
  • Service Learning

    This curriculum element is a year-long program where students learn social responsibility by participating in a major service project each year.
  • Smart Classrooms

    Almost every classroom is equipped with an interactive white board and LCD projector that encourage interactive learning and bring the world into the classroom. In addition, students take the following classes:
    • Language Arts
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Foreign Language
    • Music
    • Physical Education
    • Art