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.
Thursday, September 18
Club Fair
3:00 PM
Friday, September 19
Rooftop Reconnection
6:00 PM
Saturday, September 20
Freshmen Welcome Mass
Wednesday, September 24
Executive Committee BOT
5:30 PM
Thursday, September 25
Meet the Teachers Night
6:30 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 People's Climate March

The People’s Climate March will take place this Sunday, September 21. It is an opportunity for ordinary citizens to show world leaders that we want a “world safe from the ravages of climate change; a world with good jobs, clean air and water, and healthy communities.” (  The Dominican Sisters of Peace will be marching and invite you to join us.  We will meet at Dominican Academy at 10:30 and walk over to Columbus Circle.  The March starts at 11:30. 

Attention Senior Parents

You can view senior activities and timeline for the college application process by clicking here.

Please read the latest letter from Sr. Barbara to parents and guardians here.

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Summer Veritas Summer 2014

The Dominican Academy All Class Reunion will take place on
Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Our New Partnership with Girls Who Code!

We are very excited to announce our new partnership with Girls Who Code. This upcoming school year we will be hosting a Girls Who Code Club for Dominican Academy Students. We will have a trained volunteer on-site from the organization teaching our girls coding for 2 hours a week, each week, throughout the year. We are so incredibly excited for this opportunity and look forward to the partnership!  You can find out more about Girls Who Code by visiting their website:

Host Families Needed!

For the 2014-2015 school year, Dominican Academy will admit several students from China to our school. This new program is in partnership with Twinn Palms, a firm that organizes the homestay component. We anticipate these students will enter 9th grade. All of them will need homestay families, and we want to ensure that all our Chinese students are well accommodated. Before we open up the homestay opportunity to the greater community, we want to give you, our Dominican Academy family, priority to express interest in this meaningful program. For your consideration, host families will receive $1,700 per month for the 10 months. If this program is of interest to you and you wish to receive more information and details on logistics, please contact our representative from TWINN PALMS, Elizabeth Quaranta at Send the following information and she will add your family to the interest list.  

1.    Family name

2.    Students' names and grades in Fall of 2014 (if applicable)

3.    City of residence

4.    Languages spoken in your home

5.    Your phone number 


Discover Italy in 2015!
Spend Easter Break 2015 in Italy! Visit Venice, Florence, Assisi and Rome. The trip is from April 2 through April 11, 2015. Price for students is $3,472 and for adults $3,837. View details here. For more information, please contact Mrs. Fannon at

Make sure to visit the EF Tour Website as well!