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Number of Students

244 (4% International)

Accepting Students to Grades


Offers Diploma Year Program

Burlington Notre Dame High School

Private Day School – Burlington , Iowa

Founded in 1956, Burlington Notre Dame High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school that educates US students as well as a small, select group of international students in Burlington, Iowa. The school is proud of their outstanding courses, extracurricular activities and small, intimate class sizes. Every year nearly 100% of Burlington Notre Dame High School graduates receive college acceptances to some of the best universities in the US.

Burlington Notre Dame High School’s campus is located five minutes from Burlington’s downtown area. The facilities include new lockers, sports facilities, and classrooms which have planned updates for the near future.

Everyone is encouraged to participate in athletic teams, sports, clubs and events. International students are welcome to take part in Basketball, Swimming, Tennis and more.
Burlington Notre Dame High School has a large selection of art and music choices that inspire students’ artistic expression and creativity. Some of the special programs offered are: Art Studio, Electric Blue Jazz Choir, and Concert/Marching Band.

Burlington has three large cities within a four hour drive. This gives international students a great chance to explore some of varying cityscapes in the US like Chicago, St. Louis, and Kansas City. Burlington is a friendly town with many historic and beautiful houses and introduces students to a true American mid-west experience.

Burlington has 3 big cities within a 4-hour drive reach – Chicago, IL, St. Louis, MO and Kansas City, KS. It’s a small town with many historic and beautiful houses and also has the crookedest street in the US.

Area population: 26,839
Town Website: Burlington

Estimated Fall Start: Late August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-January
Estimated Spring Start: Mid-January
Estimated Spring End: Late May

School Facts

Year Founded


Student Population


Number of Students

244 (4% International)

Accepting Students to Grades


Teacher/Student Ratio


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offers Diploma Year Program


School Uniform


Campus Size

14 Acres

Religious Affiliation


Foreign Languages

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate



  • Art: Studio
  • Art
  • Content
  • Bell Choir
  • Jazz Choir
  • Band - Marching
  • Choir - Mixed
  • Music Theory

AP Courses

  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • United States Government and Politics


  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Band
  • Dance
  • Musical Theater Production
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Student Council
  • Speech & Debate

School Location

School Descripition

Carl Sandburg College, Central College, Creighton University, Culver Stockton, Drake University, Georgetown University, Grandview College, Iowa State University, Loras College, Luther College, Monmouth College, Mt. Mercy College, Northwestern University, Southeastern Community College, St. Ambrose University, United States Air Force Academy, University of Dubuque, University of Iowa, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, University of Northern Iowa, University of Notre Dame

ACT Average:

University Acceptance Rate:

University Scholarships:
The graduating class of 2012 received over 1 million in scholarships!

Closest International and Local Airports: Burlington Regional Airport (BRL)
For Details Visit Website:   Burlington Notre Dame High School