St Marys Dominican High School

7701 Walmsley Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125-0701
Tel: (504)865-9401
Grades: 8-12 | 857 students
St. Mary’s Dominican High School is a Catholic college-preparatory program for young women rooted in the tradition of prayer, study, community, and service.
With Jesus at the center, the Dominican community preaches the Word, radiates joy, promotes justice, seeks Truth, manifests Catholic values, and ministers to others.
Sponsored by the Dominican Sisters, Congregation of St. Mary, Dominican High School fosters the growth of each individual’s spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical qualities through the education of the whole person.
As a Catholic school, Dominican’s primary goal is to instill in each student a knowledge of moral values while promoting the practice of ethical behavior based on these values.
Dominican believes that actions should reflect a belief in God and a respect for the dignity of all God’s creation.
As a college-preparatory school, Dominican provides an atmosphere for intellectual growth and promotes learning as a life-long process.
The school endorses a curriculum which stresses exposure to various disciplines, encourages academic excellence, and prepares the student to develop leadership roles in a global society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 8-12

Student Body

Total Students 857 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St Marys Dominican High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Ursuline Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Rita School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Rita School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Orleans
    St. Rita School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 173 students
    0.1 miles
    65 Fontainebleau Drive
    New Orleans, LA 70125
  • New Orleans
     Stuart Hall School for Boys
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-7 | 306 students
    0.6 miles
    2032 S. Carrollton Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70118
  • New Orleans
     Ursuline Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-12 | 745 students
    1 miles
    2635 State Street
    New Orleans, LA 70118
  • New Orleans
    Ursuline Academy Elementary School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-7 | 306 students
    1 miles
    2635 State St
    New Orleans, LA 70118
  • New Orleans
    Grades: NS-8 | 228 students
    1.1 miles
    8012 Oak St
    New Orleans, LA 70118

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