Mount Saint Dominic Academy

3 Ryerson Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006-0700
     Tel: (973)226-0660
Grades: 9 - 12 | 343 students
Class of 2013 was awarded nearly $10.3 million in scholarships and grants and were accepted in over 142 schools; Among its 64 Seniors were: 3 Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1892

Student Body

Total Students 343 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Mount Saint Dominic Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 41%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 9 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 Studio Art: 2-D Design, AP US History  
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,800
Tuition Notes Book and Lab fee is $1000.
Admissions Director Pauline Condon
Admissions Associate Cathy Bolger


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,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 32 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Adopt-a-Grandparent Program, Ambassadors' Club, Anime Club, Argosy (School Newspaper), Art Club, Big Sister/Little Sister Program, Book Club, Chorus (Concert and Jazz), Christian Concerns, Dance/Hip Hop, Dominican Preaching Team, Drama and Musical Productions, Environmental Club, Film Buffs Club, Forensics, G.A.P., Golden Fleece (Literary Magazine), Instrumental Ensemble, Key Club, Lab Assistant Club, Liturgy/Ministry Team, Lumen (School Yearbook), Mount Announcers, Pan African Club, Peer Leadership Program, REBEL, Ski Trip Program, Spanish Club, Student Council, The French Honor Society, The National Honor Society, The Spanish Honor Society Anime Club, Art Club, Book Club, Dance/Hip Hop, Forensics, G.A.P., Key Club, REBEL, Spanish Club, Adopt-a-Grandparent Program,
Ambassadors' Club,
Argosy (School Newspaper),
Big Sister/Little Sister Program,
Chorus (Concert and Jazz),
Christian Concerns,
Dominican Preaching Team,
Drama and Musical Productions,
Environmental Club,
Film Buffs Club,
Golden Fleece (Literary Magazine),
Instrumental Ensemble,
Lab Assistant Club,
Liturgy/Ministry Team,
Lumen (School Yearbook),
Mount Announcers,
Pan African Club,
Peer Leadership Program,
Ski Trip Program,
Student Council,
The French Honor Society,
The National Honor Society,
The Spanish Honor Society,

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.

Profile last updated: 08/26/2013

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