St. Dominic School

3455 Norwood Road
Beachwood, OH 44122-0441
Tel: (216)561-4400
Grades: K-8 | 188 students
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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  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students 188 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade St. Dominic School Student 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

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

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

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,

School Notes

  • 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.

Profile last updated: 07/15/2015

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