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Gator for a Day


Thank you for your interest in Notre Dame Academy. Notre Dame Academy has over 115 years of leadership and excellence in the education of young women on Staten Island. We warmly invite you to experience a day in the life of an NDA student and become a part of this very special educational legacy.

Gator for a Day facts and details:

  • Gator Days are for 8th grade students interested in attending Notre Dame Academy High School. You will be paired with a freshman or sophomore Student Ambassador and have the opportunity to follow your Student Ambassador’s class and lunch schedule for a full school day.

  • Gator Day sign up must be done via the online form. Dates fill up quickly so please register your daughter at least 3 days in advance of her requested date. Preference will be given in a first come, first serve manner.

  • Requests for specific students are welcome. The request must be made via the online form at least 3 days in advance of the Gator Day.

  • You will not receive confirmation of your Gator Day after you’ve submitted the form. Simply arrive on the day chosen. You will only be contacted if there is a conflict with the day chosen.

Drop-off and Pick-Up Instructions:

  • Drop off is NO EARLIER THAN 8:00AM. Your daughter should check-in with Mrs. Vulpis in the Main Office of the Main Building.
  • Please note: The parking lot in front of the Main Building is for faculty only. If you wish to come into the school with your daughter, please park in Guest parking near the flag pole. 
  • Pick-up is NO LATER THAN 1:45PM in the Main Office.

Student dress code and lunch:

  • If your daughter’s current school requires a uniform then she must come in that school’s full uniform. Students who do not have a required uniform must dress neatly. No jeans, sneakers or flip flops.

  • Please pack a bagged lunch or bring money ($7) to buy lunch.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jessica Vulpis, Coordinator of High School Admissions, at (718) 447-8878 ext. 501.