Notre Dame High School for Girls

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Notre Dame High School
School Sign.jpg
3115 North Mason Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60634
United States
Coordinates 41°56′8″N 87°46′14″W / 41.93556°N 87.77056°W / 41.93556; -87.77056Coordinates: 41°56′8″N 87°46′14″W / 41.93556°N 87.77056°W / 41.93556; -87.77056
Type private, parochial
Motto Imagine the Possibilities...[citation needed]
Denomination Roman Catholic
Patron saint(s) St. Julie Billiart
Established 1938 (1938)
Founder Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur
Closed 1 July 2016 (2016-07-01)
Oversight Archdiocese of Chicago
Principal Irene Heidelbauer
Grades 912
Gender All-female
Enrollment 70 (2014)
Student to teacher ratio 6:1
Campus type Urban
Color(s) Columbia Blue, White and Navy Blue             
Slogan Faith Based, Technology Rich, College Prep
Athletics conference Girls Catholic Athletic Conference
Mascot Lady Panther
Team name Lady Panthers
Accreditation North Central Association
Publication Literary Expressions
Newspaper Corridor Chronicle
Yearbook The Window
School fees $400-$545
Tuition $7,800
Affiliation St. Ferdinand Parish

Notre Dame High School for Girls was a private, Roman Catholic, all-girls, college prep 9-12 high school in Chicago, Illinois, United States. It was founded in 1938 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and in 2009, was incorporated by the Archdiocese of Chicago, making it part of the St. Ferdinand Parish. Its teachings were based on the educational philosophy of St. Julie Billiart, founder of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur. The school provides moral, academic, physical and social education.

On June 16, 2016, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago announced that, after years of dwindling enrollment, the school would be closing its doors on July 1, 2016.[1]

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  1. ^ Archdiocese closing two Catholic schools in Chicago Chicago Sun-Times. July 16, 2016. Retrieved October 10, 2016

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