Mount Saint Dominic Academy

Tel: (973)226-0660
  • Class of 2015 was awarded over $12 million in scholarships and grants and accepted into 165 colleges and universities.
  • Among its 89 Seniors were: 2 Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program, 1 Outstanding Participant in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program and 2 in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1892

Student Body

Total Students316 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeMount Saint Dominic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
41%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Government and Politics, AP Physics, AP Studio Art, AP US History,
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$16,500
Tuition NotesBook and Lab fee is $1250
Admissions DirectorPauline Condon
Admissions AssociateCathy Bolger

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBasketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballBowling,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Lab, Liturgy/Ministry, Lumen, Mount, Peer, REBEL, Ski, Spanish, Student

Club or Organization:
Ambassadors', Anime, Argosy, Art, Book, Chorus, Christian, Dance/Hip, Dominican, Drama, Environmental, Film, Forensics, Golden, Instrumental, Key

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.
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