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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 827 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. Marys Dominican High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
827 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
St. Marys Dominican High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is St. Marys Dominican High School's ranking?
St. Marys Dominican High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Louisiana for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. Marys Dominican High School?
The application deadline for St. Marys Dominican High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. Marys Dominican High School located?
St. Marys Dominican High School is located in the Marlyville Fontainebleau neighborhood of New Orleans, LA. There are 1 other private schools located in Marlyville Fontainebleau.

School Reviews

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I attended a different all-girls Catholic school before transferring to DHS. I loved my time at Dominican Republic. The quality of education, professionalism of staff, and overall atmosphere are unparalleled. I can't say enough good things about this school!
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked LA School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 827 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in New Orleans, LA is $10,231 for elementary schools and $10,935 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Orleans, LA is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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