Departments & Courses

Dominican Academy is an all Honors college preparatory high school. All courses are Honors or Advanced Placement (AP).

In order to graduate from Dominican Academy, students must successfully complete at least 28 1/4 credits of coursework as outlined below:
English: 4 credits
History: 4 credits
STEM: 8 1/4 credits
The Arts:  2 credits
Theology: 4 credits
World Languages: 4 credits (minimum 2 years Latin)
Electives: 2 credits

Dr. Lauren Serpagli, STEM Co-Chair

Dr. Serpagli is the freshmen class coordinator. She also moderates the National Honor Society and the Pre-Med Society.

Dr. Michael Cagney, Theology Chair

In addition to teaching, Dr. Cagney spearheads JAXPO and moderates D.A.'s Eucharistic Ministers.

Ms. Ling Chen, World Languages

Ms. Chen teaches Mandarin I, II, and III. The curriculum develops reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills with a strong emphasis on Chinese culture.

Mr. Charles McDermott, History

Mr. McDermott works closely with students both inside and outside the classroom. He currently moderates Student Prints, Model UN, Finance Club, and Valor Club.

Ms. Eleanor Bunker, Arts Chair

Ms. Eleanor Bunker teaches Dance at every grade level. She also works as the moderator for Dance Club and Liturgical Dance.

Ms. Kaitlyn LiPuma, '15, STEM

Ms. LiPuma currently teaches Algebra I, Geometry and Pre-Calculus. In addition, she acts as the moderator for Students of Color Alliance (S.O.C.A.).