School Details

Institute of Notre Dame

901 Aisquith Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 522-7800

(out of 10)

Private Grades 9-12 350 students 12 students/teacher (MD avg is 15)

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About this school

Institute of Notre Dame is a private high school in Baltimore. The principal of Institute of Notre Dame is Dr. Mary Funke/Ann Seeley, whose e-mail is 350 children attend Institute of Notre Dame and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Hispanic. The ratio of students to teachers at Institute of Notre Dame is 12:1. Paul Laurence Dunbar High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish


  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 65% %
Multiracial 3% %
Hispanic 3% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 26% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% %
Asian 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My school is a place where my child has flourished. She has found her gifts and has had the opportunity to expand those gifts. She has made life long friends from all over the counties and Baltimore City. She has tried new experiences and learned to be a wonderful advocate for herself and others. She has become independent and a well rounded student.

  • (1 year ago)

    Institute of Notre Dame is a wonderful school. It provides young girls the space to grow personally and academically as a result of it's supportive environment and rigorous courses. The school's commitment to service character and academics as evident as you walk throughout the halls of the school. The staff are friendly and are invested in the development of each of their students. Students are offered a variety of courses and are engaged in the classroom with the latest technology (i.e. tablets) and with stellar teachers. As a relative of a student athlete I have witnessed the practice of sportsmanship on and off of the court and am impressed with the overall atmosphere of the school. If you are looking for a place for your child to grow be challenged in a safe way and to learn how to interact with and support others Institute of Notre Dame is the place for your child and your family.

  • (1 year ago)

    I transferred to IND my Junior yr. Administration teachers and students are phenomenal. I feel as tho I have attended IND since Freshman yr. Everyone has made me feel welcome.I have joined clubs participated in athletics and the academics are top notch. I absolutely love this school.

  • (1 year ago)

    Best Experience of my life! It built the foundation for a successful college career! I LOVE IND!

  • (1 year ago)

    The Institute of Notre Dame is one of Baltimore's little gems. This all girl school in the heart of the city teaches the girls the meaning of service each and every day through peer mentoring Hilde's Helpers K.I.N.D. and many other opportunities. Each girl has the potential to shine in the areas of math science technology engineering history literature writing foreign languages art music theater sports and leadership. The friendships that form at this school last a lifetime. You can feel the warmth when you walk through the doors each and every day. As the girls walk through this historic building they are surrounded with the latest in technology and education teaching techniques. The faculty ranges from the new to seasoned educators each offering a wide variety of experiences and points of view. There is room for every kind of girl at this school from the Theresian scholar to students with different needs but each looking forward to their next step of college and beyond.

  • (1 year ago)

    Words cannot describe my love for IND!! This school hands-down made me the woman I am today. Your class truly becomes your family and there is no place in the world I feel more at home! The history and traditions are beautiful and inspiring. And as far as Catholic schools go the diversity is great and there really are few boundaries between groups. I ended my four years by getting into my dream college and have since graduated at the top of my college class (and for the record I wasn't even close to the top while I was at IND--a true credit to their level of rigor). I always say that if I strike it rich I'll give half the money to my alma mater! Sounds cheesy---but it is a magical place! ---An '07 Alumna

  • (2 years ago)

    I'm an incoming sophomore at IND and my freshman year was AMAZING!! You would think it would be hard making friends at a new school but it wasn't!! I love how the teachers interact with us in class and make all of us participate. The tablet pcs are a good idea too because it can help with the learning experience. Their are also many activities at the school and we have weekly assemblies. Their is always something going on!! I used to dread coming to school but now I'm excited to wake up in the morning and attend!

  • (2 years ago)

    A very proud IND Alumna I recommend this school to every young women aspiring to be the best woman she can be. Even though I didnt realize the legacy that an IND graduate holds when I was a student I am ever so proud of it now. I love the comrarderie of INDians near and far. Thank You IND for teaching me how to be a woman and preparing me for my future. Loving submitted Alumna from the 90's!!

  • (2 years ago)

    My daughter graduated from IND in 2011. WE both loved it!. IND encourages self awareness and self confidence and prepares the young ladies to become successful adults. My daughter thrived in the small family like environment. Although she now attends a university where one of her classes was larger then her graduating class the life lessons she learned has enabled her to make that large enviorment into a smaller one. I will be forever grateful to the teachers and administrators. Her guidance counselor was especially helpful her senior year with applications and recommendations. I am always compleneted on how lovely my daughter is and I know that a lot of that comes from her years at IND.

  • (2 years ago)

    I graduated from IND many years ago and it was a great experience and has served me well in my professional and personal life. It prepared me well for college at Georgetown and I'm most grateful for the self confidence it engendered for me to become a nurse practitioner and then a national consultant to medical groups and hospitals in transforming healthcare as well as authoring articles and a book that's used nationally. LOVE and still support IND to this day and would highly recommend.

  • (3 years ago)

    At IND I am just so happy. Currently I am a freshman and I've only been in school for two weeks. I have learned so much and made amazing friends already. I am a member of Hildie's Helpers a service club at IND. I am excited to go to school every morning. ANDDDDDD I love my teachers my friends Sr. Hildie annd my tablet pc computer. )

  • (3 years ago)

    Fantastic school! We spent a long time deciding which school would be best to send our girls. There are many excellent schools in the Baltimore area however IND stood out amongst their peers in a number of different areas (Mangeable fee schedules/Payment options/Scholarship opportunities/Teachers/Hours/Technology/Leadership development/Affiliations with CND & SU/Transport/Lunch provisions/Hard working Mother & Father groups). It has so far provided a welcoming positive no nonsense and supportive environment for our girls and it is heartening to see our girls so genuinely happy!!

  • (3 years ago)

    We have been really pleased with this school. It's a great value for the money too. Teachers are very involved and caring. Also the technology program prepares students for the world today.

  • (4 years ago)

    I absolutely hated this school. This was the worst experience of my life. The guidance department was awful my applications and transcripts were sent to the wrong schools causing me to miss going to college. So I have no college degree and no idea of what to do. The students are stuck up and and in their own cliques. I wish I could go back in time and go somewhere else. I can only hope that this school gets shut down.

  • (5 years ago)

    I think that IND is the best school because of it's diverse population. Everyone has a lot of different and unique interests so everything is really fun and interesting.

  • (5 years ago)

    The Institute of Notre Dame is a diverse school who embraces the young ladies individuality as well as their ethniticity. They celebrate their differences and learn how to get along as sisters. They also have wonderful traditions that they have been celebrating for over 150 years.

  • (5 years ago)

    I love that everyone is loves the school. The school has the best teachers and classes to help my daughters succed and prepare for college. The girls that come out of IND are prepared for success. They are mature young ladies that have learned a that helping the communinty is important as well.I am proud to have my daughters go to IND. They arew getting the best education and making great friends.

  • (5 years ago)

    I graduated from IND in 2006 and now I am going into my 4th year at a private university. IND definitely fulfilled my expectations for a high school education. I participated in athletics year-round as well as clubs and service activities. IND really has a family environment and I now see that as I finish my undergraduate career at a large university. The teachers there truly care and the girls become your sisters. I would recommend IND to anyone who wants a unique education in a comfortable environment. The only thing I would change would be to add more AP classes so students have more opportunities to earn college credit.

  • (5 years ago)

    I only have positive things to say about IND. My four year experience there is truly indescribable. The teachers and faculty made such an impact on me and prepared to take on any challenge. I learned so much more than just academics I learned how to work together with other people to make great things happen. IND is always going to be a huge part of my life.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have been a Math and Science teacher for about 15 years before joining IND and found that here as the best high school for girls. As a foreigner I am well respected by parents colleagues and all students even those I did not teach. Students are well prepared for College both academically and in extra curicular activities. At present nearly every course is taught with the use of technology. If anyone is looking for a great high school this is the one.

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