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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,600
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
184 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
St. Dominic Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
(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 Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
For 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
Admissions Director


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $2,600
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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