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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Grade 8 Performs Hope for Peace

On Thursday, January 16, Grade 8 girls presented the live art installation Hope for Peace in the Martin Center. Dancing in 15 small groups, each girl was asked to reflect on an area of the world where its inhabitants are in need.

Partners in Health Co-Founder Visits Upper School

On Thursday, January 9, Partners In Health co-founder Ophelia Dahl spoke to girls in Grades 11 and 12 about her childhood, time spent in Haiti, her portrayal in Tracy Kidder’s Mountains Beyond Mountains, and Partners In Health.

English Class Puts Frankenstein on Trial

Room 232 was transformed into a courtroom, complete with a jury of faculty and Mr. Szilvasy in full court dress as the judge, for the trial of Frankenstein’s monster, the creature created by Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley’s classic novel.

Why Newton?