Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Mount Notre Dame?
Mount Notre Dame’s total enrollment averages 675-725 students. The average class size is 19.

Does MND accept the Ohio EdChoice Scholarship?
Yes, MND accepts the Ohio Educational Choice (EdChoice) Scholarship.  MND does not currently accept the Jon Peterson Scholarship.

What’s the schedule like?
Mount Notre Dame uses an A/B Block schedule with four 85-minute classes each day. This means that each class meets every other day. Morning activities typically include 20-minute break, known as flextime, where students are free to socialize, grab a snack, study, or speak with faculty and staff members. Our weekly C Days (typically on Wednesdays) hold time for students to meet in their communities. School hours are from 7:45 AM – 2:40 PM.

Where do students who attend Mount Notre Dame live?
Students come from all over the Greater Cincinnati Area, representing communities in over 50 zip codes.  Our current students come from over 80 elementary and middle schools.

What about the uniform?
Mount Notre Dame’s dress code consists of navy-blue skirt or khaki slacks and a light blue or white knit polo shirt with the Mount Notre Dame logo. The uniform is supplied by Risse Brothers School Uniforms and can be purchased at the MND Spirit Shop or online.  MND sweatshirts may be worn daily over the polo.  During the winter months, students may wear designated “winter uniform sweatpants” that are sold only in the MND Spirit Shop.  Shoes must be rubber soled (most students wear gym shoes, deck shoes and boots). Sandals are not permitted. Colored socks may be worn. On Fridays (Spirit Days), students may wear any MND spirit wear top. 

What is tuition?
Tuition for the 2022-2023 school year is $13,385. More information about our Tuition and Fees can be found here:  Scholarships, Tuition & Affordability – Mount Notre Dame High School (

How does the Tablet PC Program work?
MND is a one-to-one, digital learning environment; every student is required to purchase a Tablet PC through the school.  The cost of the Tablet PC is included in the Student Fee of $1000.  At the end of four years, the student owns the Tablet PC. 

What about lunch?
MND students both pack and purchase their lunch.  Our Cougar Café is run by a dedicated alumna. The cafeteria serves hot entrees and offers a salad bar every day.    Snacks, such as our famous cookies and several healthy choices can be purchased.  Lunches are paid for via a preloaded account called Cougar Dough. Microwaves are available for student use.  Check out our lunch menu here:  MND Lunch Menu (

Do you have to be Catholic to attend Mount Notre Dame?
MND is a Catholic school, founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.  While a large majority of our student body is Catholic, we welcome students from all backgrounds and faiths. It is diversity that enriches the academic experience and expands the awareness of our students.

What’s a typical freshman schedule like?
With A/B Block scheduling, students have four classes per day and each class meets every other day.  Each student’s schedule is individual and based on her interests, academic level, previous coursework and future academic college and career plans.