St Marys Dominican High School

  • St. Mary's Dominican High School is a Catholic college-preparatory program for young women rooted in the tradition of prayer, study, community, and service.
  • With Jesus at the center, the Dominican community preaches the Word, radiates joy, promotes justice, seeks Truth, manifests Catholic values, and ministers to others.
  • Sponsored by the Dominican Sisters, Congregation of St. Mary, Dominican High School fosters the growth of each individual's spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical qualities through the education of the whole person.
  • As a Catholic school, Dominican's primary goal is to instill in each student a knowledge of moral values while promoting the practice of ethical behavior based on these values.
  • Dominican believes that actions should reflect a belief in God and a respect for the dignity of all God's creation.
  • As a college-preparatory school, Dominican provides an atmosphere for intellectual growth and promotes learning as a life-long process.
  • The school endorses a curriculum which stresses exposure to various disciplines, encourages academic excellence, and prepares the student to develop leadership roles in a global society.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12

Student Body

Total Students813 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St Marys Dominican High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Orleans
     Mount Carmel Academy
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    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 8-12 | 1250 students
    4.3 miles
    7027 Milne Blvd
    New Orleans, LA 70124
    (504) 288-7626
    4.3 8-12
    1250
  • New Orleans
     Ursuline Academy High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 8-12 | 435 students
    1 miles
    2635 State Street
    New Orleans, LA 70118
    (504) 212-6820
    1 8-12
    435
  • New Orleans
    Grades: NS-12 | 653 students
    2.6 miles
    2343 Prytania Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    (504) 561-1224
    2.6 NS-12
    653
  • New Orleans
    St Mary's Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 652 students
    7.5 miles
    6905 Chef Menteur Hwy
    New Orleans, LA 70126
    (504) 245-0318
    7.5 PK-12
    652
  • New Orleans
    Academy Of The Sacred Heart
    Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo - Kindergarten girls in the library.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-12 | 756 students
    2.1 miles
    4521 Saint Charles Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 891-1943
    2.1 NS-12
    756

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