Untitled-12The Sisters of Notre Dame have founded and administered many schools in California. Guided by their Educational Vision and Principles, they continue to work in parish schools and operate four independent Catholic schools in Southern California.

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Current Educational Ministries Include

St. Helen School, South Gate, California
St. Ferdinand’s School, San Fernando, California
St. Mary Magdalen, Camarillo, California
St. Dominic School, Eagle Rock, California
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Oxnard, California
St. Julie Parish, Newbury Park, California
Diocesan Children’s Home, Kentucky

Untitled-10Our educational heritage and spiritual charism continues to live in the many schools that we founded. Our former colleagues, students and SND Associates often bring our spirit to the lay faculty and staff. We provide retreats and other resources and maintain close contact with many of our “SND Heritage Schools.”

Schools We Founded

  • Notre Dame Academy, Los Angeles
  • La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks
  • Notre Dame Learning Center Preschool, Thousand Oaks
  • St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Watts
  • St. Leo, Los Angeles
  • St. Bonaventure High School, Ventura
  • St. Matthias, Huntington Park
  • St. Helen, South Gate
  • St. Francis of Assisi Silverlake
  • St. Rose of Lima, Maywood
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Downey
  • Our Lady of the Assumption, Ventura
  • St. Rose of Lima, Simi Valley
  • St. Paschal Baylon, Thousand Oaks
  • St. Timothy, Los Angeles
  • St. Joan of Arc, Los Angeles
  • Sacred Heart, Saticoy
  • St. Jude the Apostle, Westlake Village
  • St. Matthias High School, Downey
  • St. David, Richmond
  • St. Cornelius, Richmond
  • St. Paul, San Pablo


Other Schools Where We Served

  • Pius X High School, Downey