Counseling

Our thoughtful, highly personalized counseling program is the capstone of the Notre Dame student’s journey.

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By the Numbers:

145

Class of 2019 received acceptances to 145 different colleges and universities.

$10 million

in college scholarships for Class of 2019

27

Average ACT score

14

National Merit semifinalists since 2015

Meet the Team

P. Jason Whalen

Guidance Counselor

Margie Bond

Guidance Counselor

Vlado Salic

Director

Denise Mahoney

Guidance Counselor

Debra Privert

Administrative Assistant, Counseling

The counseling team at Notre Dame Academy and Preparatory School is committed to helping students find success in school learning, social-emotional support and college and career planning.

Counseling Overview
Notre Dame Preparatory School (Grades 9-12)

The Notre Dame Preparatory School Guidance and Counseling Department provides comprehensive, coordinated services including age-appropriate academic, personal, and career counseling while focusing on the individual student.

Services include:

  • Academic Advising
  • ACT Prep Workshops
  • College and Career Counseling
  • College and Scholarship Applications
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Informal Presentations
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Naviance Guidance
  • Parent Informal and Formal Meetings
  • Personal Counseling
  • Program Organization
  • Responsive Services
  • Student Interviews and Individual Meetings
  • Summer Institute
  • Test Coordinators
  • Tutoring Referrals
Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Middle school is an exciting, yet challenging time for students. Students are deciding who they are, what they do well, and what they will do when they graduate. During these adolescent years, students are evaluating their strengths, skills and abilities. Notre Dame Middle School counseling is designed to help students achieve optimal personal growth, acquire positive social skills and values, set appropriate career goals and realize full academic potential to become productive, contributing members of the world community

Services include:

  • Academic skills support
  • Organizational, study and test-taking skills
  • Education in understanding self and others, including strengths and weaknesses
  • Peer relationships and effective social skills
  • Communication, problem-solving, decision-making, and conflict resolution
  • Informal presentations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Responsive services
  • Tutorial resources and referrals
  • Collaboration with parents and staff
College List

See where our graduates have matriculated over the past several years. Click here.

School Profile

Read about our academic program and graduating class statistics. Click here.

School Resources

View important reminders, request a transcript, and access counseling resources here.