DOMINICAN ACADEMY, a Catholic college preparatory high school in the tradition of Saint Dominic, challenges and empowers intelligent young women to become spiritual, intellectual, moral  and socially responsible leaders in a global society. Sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Peace.
Monday, May 25
Memorial Day
No School
Tuesday, May 26
Graduation Practice
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Senior Class Night
4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 27
Junior Advocacy Expo
3:00 PM
Executive Committee BOT
5:00 PM

Dominican Academy Pledge

In the Dominican tradition, I pledge to search for truth through study, work to create a caring community, reach out to others by preaching and just actions, and enfold my life in prayer.

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Welcome to Dominican Academy

The Evening of the Arts

D.A.'s annual Evening of the Arts, showcasing the diverse talents of our students, took place on May 21st. Congratulations to the members of the Dance Club, Advanced Drama class, the Glee Club, and the Shakespeare Club for an exquisite evening of dance, song, and drama!

Spend your summer at Dominican Academy

Are you looking for fun ways to spend your summer exploring New York City? Are you interested in Dominican Academy? We've got just the thing for you! We will be hosting the following summer programs in Summer 2015:

The D.A. Summer Connection

Dominican Academy’s Summer Connection Camp provides 7th and 8th grade girls with a wonderful opportunity to explore our historic school building, meet some of our faculty and students, and visit some of New York City’s most exciting cultural landmarks.The dates for 2015 are July 6-10th and July 13-17th. Click here for more.

TACHS Preparation Course

Prepare for the TACHS and get to know D.A. a little better. Two one-week sessions will take place from August 3rd-7th and August 10th-14th. Classes take place from 9 AM -12 PM at D.A. The cost is $250 for one week and $400 for both weeks. All checks should made made out to Phil Gillen. Click here for the D.A. TACHS prep registration form .
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For more information about any of these programs or to register, please contact Madeleine Metzler, Director of Admissions, at 212-744-0195 or 

D.A. Theology Chair wins Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grant 

Congratulations to Theology Department Chair, Katherine Leo, on winning the prestigious Margot Stern Strom Innovation Grant. With the aid of the grant, Ms. Leo will design and implement a course dedicated to the exploration of race and racism in America. The course aims to deepen students' understanding of the American civil rights movement, while encouraging them to connect these historical moments with recent events. The course will culminate with a student tour to major sites of the civil rights movement in Atlanta, Georgia. Read more about the Innovation Grant and Ms. Leo's research here. 

Sr. Margaret Ormond, O.P. has been named
the first President of Dominican Academy.
Read the full announcement

Discover Athens and the Greek Islands in 2016!

Travel to Greece in June 2016 on an exciting tour of Athens and the Greek Islands (Rhodes, Santorini, Crete, Mykonos, Patmos.) See mythology come to life. Walk the paths of the early philosophers, and visit the agora, site of ancient democracy. Tour the excavated city of Ephesus in Turkey, and trace the footsteps of St. Paul. 

The trip is after school ends in 2016.  Price for students is $3,985 and for adults $4,600. View details here

In honor of their 50th anniversary, EFtours will enter all students enrolled by May 31, 2015 into a contest to win their trip for free, and there are fifty chances to win!
Free Trip Offer Details

Trip Itinerary

For more information, please contact Mrs. Fannon at

Make sure to visit the EF Tour Website as well!