Courage and Confidence




Challenging girls to become women of
intellect, character, innovation, action, and faith

Welcome to Newton

A Sacred Heart school preparing girls in grades 5-12 to be strong leaders in a global society.

Coming to NCDS has changed my life in the best way possible. I have learned to form my own opinions and stand up for them.T. Ogungbadero '20

A Commitment to Faith & Service


“NCDS taught me the skills, whether it be reading and writing in the classroom, friendship and teamwork on the field, or prayer and community in my faith, to blossom into the very best version of myself.”Nellie Adams '17

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Homecoming 2019

Academic Excellence in STEM courses, the Arts and Athletics

38 Interscholastic Teams in 14 Sports

A Member of the Sacred Heart Network of 22 schools in the United States and 30 countries abroad

Founded in 1880

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Recent News

Sophomores Earn Commendation at Harvard Model UN Conference

Nineteen Upper School students attended the Harvard Model UN Conference (HMUN) January 30-February 2. At the conclusion of the conference, second year committee members C. Kelley ’22 and E. Lesher ’22 received a Diplomatic Commendation for their work in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on the topic of Education Reform.

Students Reimagine Mater Admirabilis

This winter, the Campus Ministry committee asked Upper School girls to create artwork illustrating how they imagine Mater Admirabilis might look like in 2020. Two stood out among the submissions received and are currently on display outside of the Chapel.

Why Newton?