St. Dominic School

3455 Norwood Road,
Beachwood, OH, 44122-0441
Tel: (216)561-4400
Grades: K - 8 | 188 students
St Dominic Catholic School, in partnership with the Church, the St Dominic Parish community, our state and the family, provides a Catholic-Christian education through which Gospel values are presented, lived and fostered.
Our strong academic programs, taught by dynamic teachers and administered by an enthusiastic faculty, follow the Ohio Department of Education Standards as well as the Graded Course of Studies for the Diocese of Cleveland.
Students are given instruction in core curriculum classes, including Religion, as well as what we call "Specials" – Art, General Music, Band, Computers, Physical Education, Spanish, and Library Skills.
All of our teachers are certified by the State of Ohio, except for the Spanish teachers in grades K-6 because Spanish is considered an enrichment subject in those grades.
Students who take Spanish in grades 7 and 8 are being prepared to test out of Spanish level 1 when they get to high school.
Tutoring is available in reading and math.
Additionally, junior high teachers are available after school for extra help in the core courses Currently, Smartboard technology is being integrated into our classrooms.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1952
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students 188 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Dominic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,650
Tuition Notes Non -parishoner tuition; parishoner tuition is $4200
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,300
Acceptance Rate 10%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Susan Biggs


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, 2 levels; Beginning and Concert Band, Bulldog Beacon, School Newspaper, Desert Fire Drumming, Grades 5-8, Ecology Club, Power of the Pen Ecology Club, Band, 2 levels; Beginning and Concert Band,
Bulldog Beacon, School Newspaper,
Desert Fire Drumming, Grades 5-8,
Power of the Pen,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hathaway Brown School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanna Perkins School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hathaway Brown School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Beachwood Hanna Perkins School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    19910 Malvern Rd.
    Beachwood , OH , 44122
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Beachwood
    University School Shaker Campus
    20701 Brantley Road
    Beachwood , OH , 44122
    1.1  mi  |  458  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Cleveland Archbishop Lyke-st Henry Campus
    (Roman Catholic)
    18230 Harvard Ave
    Cleveland , OH , 44128
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.2  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Beachwood Hathaway Brown School
    19600 N Park Blvd
    Beachwood , OH , 44122
    1.2  mi  |  857  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Cleveland Beaumont School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    3301 North Park Boulevard
    Cleveland , OH , 44118
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  415  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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