Founded in 1897, Dominican Academy is a private, Catholic, college-preparatory high school for girls sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. D.A. remains the only all-honors school for girls in New York State.
Dominican Academy has been twice recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.
D.A. is honored to have been named as the #3 Catholic girls' high school in New York State for 2022 by Niche school rankings.
Located in an historic mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, close to exciting cultural landmarks and easily accessible by the 4/5/6, E, F, and N/Q/R trains, and Metro North.
A diverse community of 250 students from all five boroughs, Westchester, Long Island, New Jersey, and abroad. Over 35% of our students speak a language other than English at home.
100% of graduates attend accredited four-year colleges and universities. Graduates in our Class of 2021 were awarded over $21 million in merit scholarships and grants. View the college acceptance list for the Class of 2021 here.
Student-Faculty ratio of 9:1, with 85% of faculty holding at least one advanced degree
Our unique Service Learning Program encourages students to engage in service and to understand the role of Faith in their lives.
Over 35 clubs, including Animation Club, Campus Ministry, Girls Who Code, Literary Journal, Mock Trial, and Pre-Med Society
A well-rounded Performing Arts curriculum with required Drama, Music, and Dance classes.
Our expanded sports program offers intramural Tennis and the following Varsity sports: Basketball, Cross-Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Indoor and Outdoor Track, and Volleyball.
Sr. Margaret Ormond, O.P., '60, President
Dr. Leslie Poole Petit, P'14,'19, Principal
Jo Ann Fannon, '68, Registrar & Assistant to the President
Madeleine B. Metzler, '07, Director of Admissions
Br. James Simon, C.O., Director of Development
Cindy Adlow, College Guidance
Tuition for 2021-2022: $19,100
One-Time Registration Fee: $200