Grades: 9-12 | 232 students
All students take a weekly dance class taught by a professional dancer. Above, members of the Dance Club rehearse for their performance at the annual Evening of the Arts.
D.A. maintains a student-teacher ratio of 8:1. The average class is 18-20 students, with many electives having as few as 8-10 students.
Dominican Academy has been educating young women intellectually, emotionally, socially, and spiritually since 1897.
Located in the heart of the Upper East Side on 68th Street between Park and Madison Avenues, Dominican Academy (D.A.) consistently ranks among New York City's best high schools.
Operated by the Dominican Sisters of Peace and lay staff, D.A. unites academic excellence and an all-honors curriculum with an intimate, family-like atmosphere. D.A. challenges and empowers young women to be local and global leaders in the 21st century.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1996|
|Total Students||232 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 29%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||30 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||18 students|
|Number of AP Courses||12 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||Art History, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Economics, English, Environmental Science, European History, Government, Latin, Physics, U.S. History,|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Nov. 5 / Dec. 15|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$16,200|
|Tuition Notes||Several scholarships, ranging from a one-time grant as an incoming freshman to a full tuition scholarship are available. Scholarship awards are based on merit and need.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Admissions Director||Madeleine Metzler, Director of Admissions|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Soccer,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||25 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Art Club, Campus Ministry, Culinary Club, Culture Club, Dance Club, Dominican Preachers, Drama Club, French Club, Glee Club, Latin Club, Literary Magazine, Liturgical Chorus, Mock Trial Team, Museum Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Prom Committee, SADD, Science Club, Shakespeare Club, Spanish Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Women's Empowerment, Yearbook Art Club, Culinary Club, Culture Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, French Club, Glee Club, Latin Club, Museum Club, Newspaper, Prom Committee, SADD, Science Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook, Campus Ministry,
Mock Trial Team,
National Honor Society,
- Accredited by Middle States, the NY State Board of Regents and twice recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the US Dept. of Education
- A spiritually rich atmosphere results from a strong foundation in Christian values and leadership
- Small class size and a student-teacher ratio of 8:1 ensures that each student is personally known
- Academic excellence and dedication to learning foster a culture of achievement
- Students are encouraged to assume positions of leadership, and to participate in service activities
- School Location Miles Grades Students
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New York, NY 10022
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New York, NY 10014
New YorkGrades: NS-12 | 765 students
1026 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
New YorkGrades: K-12 | 681 students
610 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
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