Dominican Academy

44 East 68th Street,
New York, NY, 10065-0100
     Tel: (212)744-0195
Grades: 9 - 12 | 209 students
Established in 1897, Dominican Academy is a private Catholic college preparatory school for girls conducted by the Dominican Sisters of Peace and lay staff.  All classes are at an honors, advanced, or Advanced Placement level.
100% of each graduating class attends accredited four-year colleges and universities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1897

Student Body

Total Students 209 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Dominican Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform required)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,750
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.
Admissions Director Jo Ann Fannon, Associate Director of Admissions

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Campus Ministry, Couture Club, Culinary Club, Culture Club, Dance Club, Dominican Preachers, Drama Club, French Club, Glee Club, Latin Club, Literary Magazine, Liturgical Chorus, Mock Trial Team, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Pro-Life Club, Prom Committee, SADD, Science Club, Shakespeare Club, Spanish Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Yearbook Art Club, Couture Club, Culinary Club, Culture Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, French Club, Glee Club, Latin Club, Newspaper, Pro-Life Club, Prom Committee, SADD, Science Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook, Campus Ministry,
Dominican Preachers,
Literary Magazine,
Liturgical Chorus,
Mock Trial Team,
National Honor Society,
Shakespeare Club,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • 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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Manhattan High School For Girls (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School (0.2 miles away)
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  • New YorkRabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School
      (Jewish)
    164 E 68th St
    New YorkNY10065
    (212)737-7330
      (Jewish)
    0.2 mi | 146 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • New YorkManhattan High School For Girls
    All-girls  (Jewish)
    154 E 70th St
    New YorkNY10021
    (212)737-6800
    All-girls  (Jewish)
    0.2 mi | 206 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New YorkSt. Vincent Ferrer High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    151 E 65th St
    New YorkNY10065
    (212)535-4680
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 478 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New YorkBuckley School
    All-boys
    113 E 73rd St
    New YorkNY10021
    (212)535-8787
    All-boys
    0.3 mi | 372 students | Gr. KG-9                      
  • New YorkThe Browning School
    All-boys
    52 E 62nd St
    New YorkNY10065
    (212)838-6280
    All-boys
    0.3 mi | 396 students | Gr. K-12                      

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