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The patron saint, Our Lady - Notre Dame, of the school holds the pre-eminent place among all Disciples of Christ. This school's name honours the prominent place of the Blessed Virgin Mary in our Catholic faith. The school was founded in 1999 and has been located at its current site since September of that year.

Did you know that...

  • The students of Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School are very active on the yard during recess time, playing in a generally inclusive, respectful manner on a large yard with both grassy and paved areas. 
  • The students participate eagerly in a wide variety of extra-curricular events with an emphasis on sportsmanship and athleticism.

School Statistics:

Student Enrolment


Number of Staff


School PTR


Special Programs


Facility Highlights

Central Library with class pods 
Automated Library.
Large grassed play area and student yard.
Smart Boards in every classroom

Bell Times

Each school day has the following schedule: 
Time Event
8:35 A.M Supervision
8:50 A.M. Entry Bell
10:26 A.M. - 10:41 A.M Recess
12:03 P.M. - 1:03 P.M. Lunch
2:25 P.M. - 2:40 P.M. Recess
 3:20 P.M. Dismissal 

Parish Information

Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School is a welcoming community with a mission to assist all students to achieve their spiritual, physical, intellectual and emotional potential in a caring environment.

Academic programs at Notre Dame Catholic School exist within a spiritual orientation based on the Catholic faith. The tone of the school reflects a theme of respect and responsibility, a collaborative approach to problem solving, and a community focus made up of students, staff, parents, parish, and the wider community. You can read our Catholic Graduate Expectations (CGE) for additional information.

The school comes together to celebrate masses at St. Micheal's Church and Notre Dame School with its affiliated parish, St. Micheal Roman Catholic Church, led by Fr. Gerardus Hauwert.

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
379 Division St
Cobourg, Ontario K9A 3R7