History of Notre Dame



julie_billiart_portraitNotre Dame Academy is a Catholic institution and all its activities find their source in Christian Philosophy.  Founded by St. Julie Billiart in France in 1804, the Sisters of Notre Dame follow the charismatic spirit of St. Julie marked by simplicity of vision and joy in communication too the people, the goodness of God.  Notre Dame means ‘our Lady’ in French.  Our Lady is Mary, the Mother of Jesus.  Notre Dame Academy is under the maternal guidance and protection of Mary, the mother of Jesus.

Imbued by the Charism of St. Julie, the Sisters of Notre Dame have established foundations throughout the world.  They give witness to God’s love by involvement in various educational, social and medical services in India, Belgium, Korea, Germany, Brazil, England, Indonesia, Italy, Papua New Guine, Holland, the United States and Africa.

The first Notre Dame School in India was established in Jamalpur, Bihar in 1949 and then in Patna in 1960.  Other Notre Dame Schools can be found in West Bengal, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgharh, Jammu and Kashmir and with numerous schools in Bihar. 

 

     
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
st. julie's day celebrated on 12th july 2014
one act play competition among various classes and singing competition 
school re-opens on 7th july,2014
 
ADMISSION FOR CLASS XI ARTS AND COMMERCE 2014
FORMS ARE BEING GIVEN FOR ACADEMIC SESSION 2014 
ADMISSION TEST FOR XI 2014
entrance exam on 5th april 2014 at 9am 
 
     
 
 
   
 
 
   
Notre Dame Academy, West Point, Darjeeling - 734101, West Bengal, India
Phone: +91 0354 2272076, +91 0354 2272089
Email: notredameacademydarjeeling@gmail.com