Dominican Academy
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44 East 68th Street

New York, NY 10065

(212) 744-0195

All-Girls, Catholic


Principal: Sr. Barbara Kane, O.P.

Students: 208

Teachers: 27

Average Class Size: 20

Extracurricular Activities: Art Club, Mathletes, Culinary Club, Mock Trial, Culture Club, The Muse (Literary Journal), Dance Club, Museum Club, Science Club, The Dominican (Yearbook), Drama Club, Shakespeare Club, French Club, Latin Club, Museum Club, Student Prints (Newspaper), Spanish Club, Basketball, Billiards, Soccer, Softball, Track, Tennis, Volleyball, Glee Club, Eucharistic Ministers, Liturgical Chorus, Liturgical Dance, Campus Ministry, Couture Club, National Honor Society, Student Council, Student Ambassadors, S.A.D.D., In Via Retreat

Open House Date: Saturday, October 19 form 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Admission Director: Ms. Olivia Soriano, (212) 744-0195

Scholarships: Several scholarships are available. They range from a one-time grant as an incoming freshman to a scholarship covering all of a student’s tuition that is renewable for four years. These scholarships are based on merit and need. Based on their TACHS scores and grade school records, eligible candidates are invited to take Dominican Academy’s scholarship examination. Scholarships are given on the basis of the student’s scholarship examination score, application, and personal interview. Candidates for scholarships must have their parents’ financial statement on file with the school through Student Service for Financial Aid (SSS). Financial aid based only on need is not available.

Percent of Seniors Attending College: 100

Top 2013 Seniors Attending: 2013 Valedictorian – Columbia University, 2013 Salutatorian – Hamilton College

Most Attended College: New York University, Boston University, Loyola University Maryland, Fordham University, Smith College, Binghamton University, State University of New York

Average SAT: N/A

College Credit Courses: Art History, European History, Biology, Latin, Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, U.S. History, Economics, Government, English

Admission Requirements: TACHS exam, grade average, and grade school recommendation. Scholarship exam by invitation.

School Motto: Where Smart Girls Become Intelligent Women

Mission Statement: Dominican Academy, a Catholic college preparatory high school in the tradition of Saint Dominic, challenges and empowers intelligent young women to become spiritual, intellectual, moral, and socially responsible leaders in a global society.

Founded in 1897, it is a private, Catholic, college preparatory high school for girls, operated by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. It is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a two-time recipient of the Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.

Dominican is situated in a safe, culturally rich location, and is easily accessible by subway, bus, or express bus. Students travel from all five boroughs, Westchester, Nassau County, and New Jersey to attend Dominican Academy. Our student body is ethnically diverse, representing over fifty nationalities and ethnic backgrounds, and 40 percent speak a language other than English at home. All classes are taught at an Honors or AP level.

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