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Notre Dame Preparatory
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted February 01, 2016
- a parent
Hit or miss. The principal has chased a lot of the good ones away. There are some good ones left.

Notre Dame Preparatory
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree

Posted February 01, 2016
- a parent
The teachers try but the principal is awful The admissions guy is great. They need to fire the principal. I have no idea why NDP hired him as he was FIRED from Brophy and a school in Colorado. He has single handedly destroyed a once great school. So so sad.


Notre Dame Preparatory 2

Posted February 01, 2016
- a parent
This is a case of great school gone very bad. New principal is beyond awful. Does not know the 1st thing about leadership.

Notre Dame Preparatory 2

Posted January 28, 2016
- a parent
This use to be a great school. Developed students, made them grow. The new principal is terrible. He's chased away many of the good teachers. They try to catch the kids doing things wrong. So sad. Save your money. Hopefully, you'll see changes in leadership than can right the couse of this once great school!

Notre Dame Preparatory
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted January 24, 2016
- a parent
The teachers are hit and miss. Some are great, some are truly awful. Many parents hire external tutors to teach their students what they should be learning in school.


Notre Dame Preparatory
Develops grit: Agree

Posted January 24, 2016
- a parent
Some students definitely have to develop persistence, grit and determination to advocate for themselves to teachers and administration, if they are not students who are popular or whose parents give a lot of money.

Notre Dame Preparatory
Develops respect: Disagree

Posted January 24, 2016
- a parent
The schools motto used to be "reverence, respect, responsibility" but the new administration discarded it. Respecting teachers, parents and other students is no longer a focus. Disrespect is shown by students to faculty and staff at school assemblies and even mass.

Notre Dame Preparatory
Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted January 24, 2016
- a parent
Students at this school show caring and compassion through charitable endeavors, but not to their own fellow classmates.


Notre Dame Preparatory
Develops honesty: Neutral

Posted January 24, 2016
- a parent
This is a Catholic school where students who are serious about their faith are teased and excluded by the many (it seems to be about 50/50) students who aren't Catholic. That doesn't seem to show integrity.

Notre Dame Preparatory 3

Posted January 24, 2016
- a parent
Notre Dame is hit or miss. Some great teachers, some awful teachers. The bigger issue for us has been the students. The school is full of cliques, with some truly cruel students in leadership positions. If there are issues, the teachers and administration react by blaming and shaming the victims (telling them to try harder to be part of the cliques). Most parents, teachers and administration do not model caring, inclusive behavior. Also, how much money you donate directly impacts whether your student will get the classes they want and attention from the administration. Not a really bad school, but a disappointment for our family and our children.

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Notre Dame Preparatory
9701 East Bell Road, Scottsdale, AZ  85260
(480) 634-8200
Last modified Notre Dame Preparatory is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
Notre Dame Preparatory Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 112 reviews. Top