The Academy holds accreditation from AdvancED and the Commission on Elementary Schools. Notre Dame Academy follows the New York State curriculum regulations and the guidelines as outlined in the Common Core State Standards developed by the State of New York, and adopted by the Archdiocese of New York. Within this framework, NDA strives to provide a program, which is authentically Catholic and scholastically challenging. Students are evaluated annually through the New York State mandated testing.
Notre Dame Academy High School received its charter from the New York State Board of Regents in 1917 and accreditation from the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges in 1949. The school has continued to maintain its standard to the requirements of New York State. In 2017, the school renewed its accreditation from the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges.