Mount Saint Dominic Academy

3 Ryerson Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006-0700
Tel: (973)226-0660
Grades: 9-12 | 316 students
Class of 2015 was awarded over $12 million in scholarships and grants and accepted into 165 colleges and universities.
Among its 89 Seniors were: 2 Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program, 1 Outstanding Participant in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program and 2 in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1892

Student Body

Total Students 316 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Mount Saint Dominic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
41%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Government and Politics, AP Physics, AP Studio Art, AP US History,
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,500
Tuition Notes Book and Lab fee is $1250
Admissions Director Pauline Condon
Admissions Associate Cathy Bolger

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ambassadors', Anime, Argosy, Art, Book, Chorus, Christian, Dance/Hip, Dominican, Drama, Environmental, Film, Forensics, Golden, Instrumental, Key, Lab, Liturgy/Ministry, Lumen, Mount, Peer, REBEL, Ski, Spanish, Student Ambassadors', Anime, Argosy, Art, Book, Chorus, Christian, Dance/Hip, Dominican, Drama, Environmental, Film, Forensics, Golden, Instrumental, Key, Lab, Lumen, Mount, Peer, REBEL, Ski, Spanish, Student, Liturgy/Ministry,

School Notes

  • Mission Statement: Mount Saint Dominic Academy, established by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell, is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young women. We are dedicated to the education of young women from a variety of ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds. The Mount community is committed to seeking the Truth in all aspects of life. The students are able to realize their individual gifts and talents in an atmosphere that fosters academic excellence, respect for diversity, appreciation for the gifts of creation, moral integrity and a heritage rich in Christ-centered values.
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