Mission & Values

Founded in 1857 by the Society of the Daughters of the Heart of Mary (DHM), Nardin Academy is a private, independent, Catholic academy with three unique schools: a co-ed Montessori, a co-ed elementary, and a college preparatory school for young women.

Across the academy, we strive to fulfill both our mission and the three pillars of our strategic plan: maximize student potential, engage students with the world, and enrich Nardin community life.

Mission Statement:

Inspiring hearts and minds to do amazing things for the world through faith, character, academic excellence, and service.

What We Value

A Nardin Academy Graduate...

  • is a creative, curious and critical learner
  • leads with confidence, strength and integrity
  • grows through faith and spirituality
  • champions equity and justice
  • serves others with humility and compassion