St Dominic Academy
- Since 1878, Saint Dominic Academy (SDA) has been providing young women with the tools to develop intellectually, spiritually, and socially.
- We prepare our students to meet the demands of an ever-changing world, in an environment that values mutual respect, open communication, service and responsibility.
- We strive to give our students a genuine love for justice, truth and traditional Christian values.
- With an ethnically diverse student body and a vibrant urban setting, we offer a rich and supportive environment for achievement in the sciences and humanities.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||New Jersey Association of Independent Schools|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades 7-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild Learning Differences|
|Total Students||230 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||27 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||20 students|
|Number of AP Courses||9 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Dec. 1|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$11,180|
|Tuition Notes||Plus $400 registration fee|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$1,500|
|Admissions Director||Andrea Apruzzese|
|Total Sports Offered||10 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketball, Cross Country,|
Tennis, Track and Field,
Volleyball, Winter Track,
- Saint Dominic Academy is an independent Catholic college preparatory school for girls in grades 7-12, which has been empowering young women for leadership since 1878. Sponsored by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell, NJ Saint Dominic Academy is rooted in Christian values but proudly embraces its richly diverse community of learners. SDA is a community of many different ethnicities, religious backgrounds and heritages. The Academy is located in an historic building at 2572 John F. Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City.The Academy`s college preparatory program features a rigorous academic curriculum, including honors and advanced placement courses as well as classes through the VHS On-Line Learning Collaborative. Additionally, students can earn college credits through programs with both Saint Peter's University and Seton Hall University. A rich array of co-curricular offerings includes award-winning athletics program, a National and State champion dance team, literary and artistic publications, service opportunities and a comprehensive women`s choral program, which along with winning many regional and national competitions, sung for Pope Francis in Rome on January 1, 2016.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- MontclairGrades: PK-12 | 1037 students
201 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042
- BayonneGrades: 9-12 | 415 students
1241 Kennedy Blvd
Bayonne, NJ 07002
- CaldwellGrades: 9-12 | 316 students
3 Ryerson Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
- RutherfordGrades: 9-12 | 323 students
64 Chestnut St
Rutherford, NJ 07070
- MorristownGrades: 6-12 | 571 students
70 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
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