Our Mission

At our best, this is WHAT we do.

Grounded in the Marist Charism, French Tradition, and guided by the example of Mary: the mission of École Notre Dame des Victoires Catholic Community is to nurture the whole child spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally, and physically and to support a diverse group of learners who endeavor to develop an inclusive and compassionate world.

Root Beliefs

These beliefs are the reasons WHY we have learning expectations, identity statements and actions that form the culture of École Notre Dame des Victoires.

1. We are instruments of God’s love.
2. God calls each of us by name.
3. We are brothers & sisters in Christ.
4. Everyone can grow and thrive.

Core values

This is HOW we can achieve our learning expectations. All individuals associated with École Notre Dame des Victoires are committed to these values that influence the learning environment, achievement, and behavior of all students and adults.

1. Serve
2. Respond
3. Love
4. Persist

We are instruments of God’s love therefore, we are…

Responsible Citizens (who serve)
  • Respond with empathy and compassion to all
  • Demonstrate accountability for personal behavior
  • Practice social justice and an awareness of global issues
  • Perform community service

God calls each of us by name therefore, we are…

Effective Communicators (who respond)
  • Express ideas in a courteous, concise, and coherent way
  • Use different media to convey knowledge
  • Demonstrates active listening skills
  • Advocate for self and others

We are brothers & sisters in Christ therefore, we are…

Active Christians (who love)
  • Show faith for God by participating in the liturgy
  • Show compassion for others by serving them with a commitment to social justice
  • Show respect for themselves by taking care of the whole self, body and soul
  • Show love for the Earth by being stewards of God’s creation

Everyone can grow and thrive therefore, we are…

Life-Long Learners (who persist)
  • Demonstrate curiosity and motivation
  • Apply knowledge to new situations
  • Appreciate opportunities for growth
  • Understand that learning is a process

Dragons are R.E.A.L.

Contact NDV School

École Notre Dame des Victoires
659 Pine Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
ph 415.421.0069

Contact NDV Church

Église Notre Dame des Victoires
566 Bush Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
ph 415.397.0113

NDV is a member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the Western Catholic Educational Association, the CSJ Educational Network, and the Society of Mary.