Regina Dominican High School

  • Regina Dominican, a college preparatory Catholicschoolforwomen, sponsored by the Adrian Dominicans,fostersacademicexcellence, truth, peace and justice whilechallenging eachstudentto develop leadership for life and respectfor all races,culturesand faiths.
  • We draw from over 40 zip codes, across public andprivateelementary schools and 20suburbs as well as the city ofChicago,providing a diverseenvironment.
  • After four years of an academically rigorouseducation,ourstudents graduate with a strong foundation ofknowledge, valuesandleadership skills necessary to support themthrough theircollegeyears and beyond.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
National Coalition of Girls
National Catholic Education Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1958
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2017, 2018

Student Body

Total Students281 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeRegina Dominican High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses15 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, French IV, French V, Latin Vergil, Music Theory, Physics, Spanish IV, Spanish V, U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History
Average ACT score24
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform skirt or pant, polo shirt, crew or knee socks.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,975
Tuition NotesBooks, classroom fees and athletic fees extra.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorPatricia Fuentes
Admissions AssociateEllie Rich


Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBallet, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBalletBaseball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.31 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Ambassadors Club, Art Club, Biology Club, Class Leadership Boards, Crown (Student Newspaper), Digital Media Club, Dominican Preachers, Drama Club, Environmental Club, French Club, French National Honor Society, GLOW Club, International Thespian Society, Kaleidoscope, Korean Club, Latin Club, Mathletes, National Art Honors Society, National Forensics League, National Honor Society, Orchesis Dance, Peer Leaders, Reginites for Life, Spanish Club, Spanish National Honor Society, Student Council, Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Club (WYSE), Yearbook, Young Republicans and Young Democrats, Youth Ministry Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Modern Music Masters (Tri-M)

School Notes

  • College preparatory curriculum provides studentswiththeopportunity to excel in all disciplines comprisingtenacademicdepartments, offering 125 courses, including 15AdvancedPlacementcourses
  • Emergent technology at Regina Dominican HighSchoolprovideseffective venues for inquiry and problem solving aspart oftheall-school educational outcomes, including SmartBoardtechnologyand a 1:1 student to iPad ratio, a new Mac Lab inthepublishingsuite and a new Writing LabsupportingReginaDominican'swriting across the curriculum initiative.
  • Graduates from the class of 2018 were offered 9.7milliondollarsin scholarships.
  • Regina Dominican sponsors more than 20 studentorganizationsandclubs, 5 councils of student government and 7nationalandinternational honors societies
  • Regina Dominican offers the largestCatholicsingle-genderathletic program in the state ofIllinois.
  • Award-winning publications include the yearbookandCrownnewspaper.
  • We are the only single-gender high school in Illinois toofferaLeadership Institute, where students sharpentheirleadershipskills through projects and networking withprofessionalsinleadership positions, and strengthen theirvoice.

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