Notre Dame Catholic School (Wichita Falls, Texas)

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Notre Dame Catholic School
Address
2821 Lansing Boulevard

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76309

United States
Coordinates 33°53′5″N98°32′46″W / 33.88472°N 98.54611°W / 33.88472; -98.54611 Coordinates: 33°53′5″N98°32′46″W / 33.88472°N 98.54611°W / 33.88472; -98.54611
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Type Private, Coeducational
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established1904
School districtRoman Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth
PrincipalMichael Edghill
Grades pre-K12
Number of students242
Color(s)         Navy Blue & Vegas Gold
Athletics conference TAPPS
Team nameKnights
AccreditationTCCED and AdvancED
YearbookThe Knight
Website

Notre Dame Catholic School is a Roman Catholic high school, middle school, and elementary school in Wichita Falls, Texas. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth.

A middle school is an educational stage which exists in some countries, providing education between primary school and secondary school. The concept, regulation and classification of middle schools, as well as the ages covered, vary between, and sometimes within, countries.

Wichita Falls, Texas City in Texas, United States

Wichita Falls is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. It is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay, and Wichita Counties. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 104,553, making it the 38th-most populous city in Texas. In addition, its central business district is 5 miles (8 km) from Sheppard Air Force Base, which is home to the Air Force's largest technical training wing and the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, the world's only multinationally staffed and managed flying training program chartered to produce combat pilots for both USAF and NATO.

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Texas is the second largest state in the United States by area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

Notre Dame Catholic School is one school on two campuses. The lower campus accommodates pre-K through 5th grade. The upper campus accommodates 6th through 12th grade. The traditions of the institution are drawn from the Sisters of Saint Mary of Namur who, in 1904, founded the original school which was known as the Academy of Mary Immaculate. The Congregation of the Holy Cross who joined the Sisters of Saint Mary when the school was broadened to include high school age boys. The original school, which stood on the corner of Holliday and Ninth Streets, was the center of Catholic education in North Central Texas, being the only Catholic school from Fort Worth, 114 miles to the southeast, to Clarendon, 118 miles to the northwest. The present elementary school campus opened in the Fall of 1954 and was known as Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish School. In 1968, Sacred Heart Parish School merged with Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish School, creating a multi-parish school. Today, students attend from these parishes, as well as most of the Catholic parishes in the three-county metro area.

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