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Notre Dame Preparatory (Pontiac, Michigan)

Notre Dame Preparatory School
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1300 Giddings Road


Coordinates42°40′26″N 83°15′30″W / 42.67389°N 83.25833°W / 42.67389; -83.25833
TypePrivate, Coeducational
Motto"With God we form Christian people, upright citizens, and academic scholars."
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
OversightArchdiocese of Detroit
PresidentLeon Olszamowski
Head of schoolAndrew Guest
Campus size100 acres
Color(s)Forest green and Vegas Gold         
SloganA World of Education
SongNotre Dame Our Mother
Fight songNotre Dame Victory March
Athletics conferenceIndependent
NicknameFighting Irish
AccreditationIndependent Schools Association of the Central States, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools[1]
AffiliationSociety of Mary
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Notre Dame Preparatory is a private Catholic high school in Pontiac, Michigan in Metro Detroit. Founded by Marist Fathers and Brothers in 1994. It is a coed, college-preparatory school.


Originally the school was the Pontiac Catholic High School, and it was later known as the Oakland Catholic School. It closed at the end of the 1993-1994 school year and immediately reopened as Notre Dame Prep. The Marists supported Notre Dame after its rebranding.[3]

A 100-acre (40 ha) campus in an outerlying area in Pontiac houses Notre Dame Prep and Marist Academy.[4]

Notable alumni

Notre Dame High School

Pontiac Catholic High School


  • Bunting & Lyon, Peter Bunting. Private Independent Schools. J. E. Bunting., 2007.

External links


  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  2. ^ NDPMA Website []
  3. ^ Enrollment, programs grow at Notre Dame Prep." The Detroit News. November 3, 2002. Retrieved on November 2, 2013. ID: det13086917.
  4. ^ Bunting, p. 198.
  5. ^ LeBourdais, Dyan (May 26, 2011). "Weight retires after historic career". National Hockey League. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Dave Coulier" at the Notable Names Database (NNDb); URL accessed May 6, 2006.
  7. ^ [1]; URL accessed August 4, 2017.
  8. ^ "BONIOR, David Edward" at; URL accessed May 8, 2006.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-05-16. Retrieved 2015-11-12.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)