Students at Ecole Notre Dame des Victoires (NDV) come from different and far-reaching neighborhoods throughout San Francisco, as well as from various cities within the greater Bay Area. The administration and the faculty welcome a diverse student population thus creating a rich academic environment for all its students. NDV does not discriminate on the basis of race, national and/or ethnic origin, sex, or disability in its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, or other school-administered programs.

In addition to its rich cultural environment, NDV’s high academic standards give students the needed tools to meet competitive academic and social challenges throughout their lives. NDV students have been accepted to some of the most competitive high schools in the Bay Area both Catholic and independent, including:

  • The Bay School of San Francisco
  • Convent of the Sacred Heart
  • Immaculate Conception Academy
  • International High School
  • Lick-Wilmerding High School
  • Lowell High School
  • Mercy High School San Francisco
  • Mercy High School Burlingame
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
  • St. Ignatius College Preparatory
  • Stuart Hall High School
  • University High School
  • The Urban School of San Francisco

Additionally, many NDV graduates have matriculated to such prestigious colleges and universities as University of Chicago, Georgetown, Harvard, Notre Dame, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and Yale.

Desiree Almendares

Desiree Almendares

Admissions Director

To contact our Admissions office, please call 415.421.0069 or email

NDV At A Glance

NDV students receive daily French instruction in all grades.