A view of a row of students sitting in a classroom at the Notre Dame Academy catholic all-girls school in Covington, Northern Kentucky.
Admissions & Aid

Calendar & Events

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many events may be subject to change for the 2021-2022 school year.  Please check this page frequently for the latest updates on admissions events and other activities for prospective students. 

Panda Sneak Peek Information Sessions 2021

Information Sessions for prospective Panda parents and students!

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Tuesday, October 5, 2021 6:30-7:30 p.m. (This is an evening event.) –This event will be held in person on our campus.*
Thursday, October 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (This is an evening event.) –This event will be held in person on our campus.*
NOTE:  8TH GRADE STUDENTS MAY ATTEND THE OCTOBER 5 and 21 SESSIONS WITH THEIR PARENTS.
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 7-8 p.m. — Virtual Information Session**

*Reservations will be required for the on-campus Information Sessions, and attendance will be limited to maintain social distancing. Masks will be required for these events.  Please RSVP to Katie Caccavari, Director of Admissions, caccavarik@ndapandas.org or 859-292-1829 at least 24 hours prior to the date you wish to attend.  

**Reservations will be required for the virtual Information Session.  A link to access the session will be emailed to those who wish to attend.  Please RSVP to Katie Caccavari, Director of Admissions, caccavarik@ndapandas.org or 859-292-1829 at least 24 hours prior to the date you wish to attend. 

Group Shadow Days

2021-22 Group Shadow Dates at NDA for 8th Grade Feeder and Non-Feeder Schools

Each year NDA offers a group shadow day for each of its feeder elementary schools and another day for the students from non-feeder schools. Students will attend classes, eat lunch, and learn from current NA students what it’s like to be a Panda. PLEASE NOTE: Group Shadow Days begin at approximately 8:15-8:30 a.m. and end at 12 noon. 

Group Shadow Dates for Feeder Schools (8:15 a.m. – 12 noon)
September 14, 2021 – St. Pius X
September 16, 2021 – Blessed Sacrament
September 21, 2021 – St. Joseph, Crescent Springs
September 23, 2022 – St. Agnes and Prince of Peace

Students from feeder schools are welcome to schedule additional individual shadow day if they feel that they need one more visit to NDA before making their high school choice. Contact Director of Admissions, Katie Caccavari, at 859-292-1829 to arrange a visit. We can’t wait to meet you!

Group Shadow Day for Students from Non-Feeder Schools
October 11, 2021 (8:15 a.m. – 12 noon)
Students from non-feeder schools should call the NDA Admissions Office at 859-292-1829 to reserve a space for the Group Shadow Days (space is limited) or to schedule individual shadow days.. 

Open House Experience

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November 7, 2021 – Open House Experience
NDA’s Open House will feature in-person and virtual events this year.  More details can be found HERE

Panda Fun Fest

Flyer for the Panda Fun Fest event at Notre Dame Academy catholic all-girls school in Covington, Northern Kentucky.

November 19, 2021 – 8th Grade Panda Funfest–5:30-10:00 p.m.
All 8th grade girls are invited.
2021 Funfest Registration Form

8th Grade Financial Aid Information Night

November 30, 2021 | On Campus | 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. More details can be found HERE

Incoming Student and Freshman Dates

High School Placement Test Workshops 2021

Notre Dame Academy invites 8th graders to attend this workshop to learn tips and strategies for success on the HSPT. Please choose one of the following workshop sessions:
Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
OR
Saturday, Nov. 13 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
OR
Thursday, Dec. 2 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Each workshop is limited to 35 students in order to maintain social distancing.  Students will be required to wear masks throughout the workshop.  The cost is $50 per student.  Advance registration is required.  You can download the Information Flyer 2020 21 HSPT Workshop FLYER and the Registration Form 2020 21 HSPT Workshop Reg Form2020 21 HSPT Workshop Reg Form

High School Placement Test

December 11, 2021 – HSPT – HIGH SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Please refer to the “Admissions Process” page HERE for the HSPT registration forms.
NOTE:  Details for the 2021 HSPT are still being discussed.  Please check this site later this fall for updates.

Financial Assistance Application

January 1, 2022 –  First day to submit applications for financial assistance through FACTS Management.  You can access the online FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Application HERE.

April 15, 2022 – FACTS Grant and Aid Assessment Application Deadline

Highschool Placement Test Results Meeting

January 3, 2022 – HSPT RESULTS MEETING – 7:00 p.m. The format for this meeting is TBD.

Freshman Priority Application Period

January 3, 2022 – February 11, 2022 – NDA FRESHMAN PRIORITY APPLICATION PERIOD
Please refer to the “Admissions Process” page HERE for an explanation of the Priority Application Period.

February 11, 2022 – CLOSE OF FRESHMAN PRIORITY APPLICATION PERIOD

Freshman Conferences

March 5, 2022 – FRESHMAN CONFERENCES 
For registered incoming freshmen.

March 12, 2022 – FRESHMAN CONFERENCES
For registered incoming freshmen

Algebra & Foreign Language Placement Tests

MAY 7, 2022 – ALGEBRA & FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT TESTS (OPTIONAL) 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon 
For registered incoming freshmen

Other Important Dates

Fall Play

October 22-24, 2021 – NDA/CCH Theater presents Clue

Winter Showcase

January 28, 29, 30 – NDA/CCH Theater presents Heroes and Villains

Panda Preview Night

Flyer for the Panda Preview Night event at the Notre Dame Academy catholic all-girls school in Covington, Northern Kentucky.

March 22, 2022 – Panda Preview Night – 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
6th and 7th graders!  This is your chance to get a head start on the 8th grade!  Learn about NDA life and
how to get ready for high school all in one evening.  8th graders!  Come and take another look at all we have to offer! 

NDA Work Study Application

April 15, 2022 – NDA Work Study Application Deadline

Spring Musical, Addams Family

April 7,9 10, 2022 – NDA/CCH Spring Musical, Addams Family