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Thank you for your interest in Notre Dame Academy, located just outside of Atlanta in Duluth, Georgia! Applying online is easy! Just follow these steps below:

Step 1: Schedule a personal tour for your family today!

Step 2: Submit an online Admissions Application and supporting documents.

  • Please select the "2020 - 2021 Application" for August 2020 enrollment.
  • For Immediate enrollment, please contact us here.
  • The following documents are required for the Admissions process and are available to be downloaded at the end of the online application. The Transcript Release Form and Teacher Recommendation Form(s) should be filled out in the top section by the applicant's parent / guardian, then turned in to the child's current school with pre-addressed and stamped envelopes, and mailed to Notre Dame Academy via postal mail within two weeks.

Step 3: Do you have a rising 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grader? If so, he or she should plan to take the Secondary School Admission Test* (or SSAT) during the fall of 2019 or winter of 2020 to be considered for spring 2020 Admissions. Notre Dame Academy's SSAT school code is 5432. (*Please note: the SSAT is not required for 9th-12th grade applicants in the Father Colin Program).

Step 4: Will your family require need-based tuition assistance to attend Notre Dame Academy? If so, please complete a separate Financial Aid Application through our online partner, FACTS. Your financial aid application must be verified by the upload of your W-2(s) and previous year Federal and State Income Tax Returns in order to be completed.

Step 5: The Office of Admissions will contact the parent or primary guardian to schedule a Principal Interview or Shadow Day for each applicant. We will extend an Admissions decision after this final step has been completed and the student's full academic file has been reviewed.

Step 6: Follow us on Social Media to learn more about our school community!



Notre Dame Academy, an Independent Marist Catholic school, invites students and families from all walks of life to explore our website and visit our campus. In keeping with the Marist tradition, approximately 70% of our students are Catholic and approximately 30% of our students are of other faiths. Notre Dame Academy embraces cultural diversity and welcomes all religious faiths.


Notre Dame Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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Key Dates for 2020-2021:
  •  August 17/18, 2019: First day of the 2020-2021 school year
  • October 2020 - February 2021: Upper School Applicants (grades 9-12) should plan to take the SSAT test. Notre Dame Academy's SSAT school code is 5432.
  • November 8, 2020: OPEN HOUSE (Sunday, 1:00-3:00pm).
  • Friday, February 19, 2021: Re-enrollment deadline for current families (online).
  • Friday, February 19, 2021: Admissions Application Deadline (online).
  • Friday, February 19, 2021: Financial Aid Application Deadline (online).
  • Saturday, April 3, 2021: Notre Dame Academy is a proud member of the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS). This is the AAAIS Common Notification Date.
  • Thursday, April 15, 2021: Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS) Parent Response Date.

Schedule a Shadow Day or Principal Interview for students in 5th - 12th grades. Submission of online application required. Ensure completion of Transcript Request and Teacher Recommendation forms from applicant's current school (please request completion within two weeks).

We invite you to schedule a Campus Tour online and/or submit your Online Application for immediate enrollment (in select grade levels with openings) for the 2020-21 school year.

If you have additional questions, please contact the Admissions Office via email or at (678) 387-9385.

If you would like more information, inquire here.