The Notre Dame School of Dallas

Our Mission

Notre Dame School educates students with intellectual disabilities and facilitates their integration into society.

For fifty years this mission statement has guided the Notre Dame School as it has served as a unique educational resource in Dallas. The school is the only school exclusively devoted to educating students with intellectual disabilities. The school’s individualized curriculum insures that each child’s needs are met in a caring and appropriate way.

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Featured Faculty & Staff
Daniel Perez

Daniel Perez, Instructor – Vocational

Daniel Perez is a teacher in the Vocational program with a focus on Job Coaching and Functional Math Skills. He has been teaching at Notre Dame School for 6 years. Daniel grew up in Odessa, TX and moved to Dallas to attend Dallas Baptist University where he graduated with a BS in Biology. He later received his Alternative Teaching Certification at Region 10 after
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Margarita Gonzales

Margarita Gonzales, PE Instructor and Coach

Patsy Vaughn

Patsy Vaughn, Assistant – Bridges

Patsy Vaughn is a teacher in the Bridges Program with a focus on the reading program. This is her first year at Notre Dame School.
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Nancy Wiley

Nancy Wiley, Assistant – Bridges