St. Dominic Elementary School

  • St. Dominic School of St. Anthony of Padua Parish is a State Recognized Catholic school in Quincy, Illinois and the Diocese of Springfield, Illinois.
  • St. Dominic has been providing quality Catholic education since 1963,.and presently serves students in preschool through 8th grade.
  • The faculty and staff are committed to academic excellence, and to teaching the spiritual and moral values of the Catholic faith.
  • St. Dominic students are challenged to use their time and talents to lead and to serve.
  • St. Dominic is recognized by the Franklin Covey organization as a Leader in Me School for implementing The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into the curriculum and for providing opportunities for students to develop their full leadership potential.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students184 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. Dominic Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Students wear particular colors of tops and bottoms. Tops/shirts are to have collars. Bottoms include pants, skirts, jumpers, and shorts.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$2,600
Tuition NotesFor families registered in a Catholic Parish: 1 child - $2600. Family Rate: $3725. Non-registered families/Non-Catholics have a higher rate.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions DirectorPrincipal


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoftball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, Builders Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Parochial Music Organization Band, Parochial Music Organization Chorus, Piano Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Karate Classes

School Notes

  • The mission of St. Dominic School is to promote spiritual growth and academic excellence while challenging our students to use their talents to lead and to serve. .At St. Dominic, we provide a learning atmosphere that is warm and loving. We hope that our students will gain knowledge and confidence in themselves, as well as treat one another with compassion and respect. We strive to enrich the life of each member of the school community by integrating all learning with Christian values and principles as found in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We believe in the development of the whole child. Therefore, we are committed not only to the pursuit of academic excellence, but also to the development of every facet of the child`s life: spiritual, moral, intellectual, cultural, social, emotional, and physical. 

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Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school to St. Dominic Elementary School is Chaddock (1.6 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is St Peter School (1.4 miles away)
  • The nearest preschool is Transitions School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Quincy
    Transitions School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 18 students
    1.1 miles
    722 Hampshire St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217) 223-9694
    1.1 PK
  • Quincy
    St Peter School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 473 students
    1.4 miles
    2500 Maine St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217) 223-1120
    1.4 PK-8
  • Quincy
    Special Education School (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: K-12 | 77 students
    1.6 miles
    205 S 24th St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217) 592-0323
    1.6 K-12
  • Quincy
    Grades: K-9 | 282 students
    1.9 miles
    1720 College Avenue
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217) 222-4077
    1.9 K-9
  • Quincy
    St James Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 177 students
    2.4 miles
    900 S 17th St
    Quincy, IL 62301
    (217) 222-8267
    2.4 PK-8

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