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.
Wednesday, April 15
Board of Trustees
5:00 Dinner
5:30 Meeting
Friday, April 17
Junior Ring Mass and Dance
Saturday, April 18
Monday, April 20
Early Dismissal Schedule
Global Awareness Week
GAW Speaker

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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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Attention 6th and 7th Grade Girls! Come see what's going on at D.A....

Dominican Academy is hosting the Sneak Peek for 6th and 7th graders on Wednesday, May 6th from 4:30-6:30 PM. This is a great opportunity to meet faculty and students, to learn about our academic and extracurricular programs, and to tour our historic school building. Light refreshments will be served. No reservations are required. 

Please contact Madeleine Metzler, the Director of Admissions, at or at 212-744-0195 with any questions. 

Call for Art!


Fra Angelico Art Exhibit

May 18 – 22

Students, faculty and staff are invited to exhibit their art in our first ever art show. Painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, fabric art, paper art are all welcome. Artwork must be ready to hang or display. Only one item per person.

Submit your artwork to Sr. Barbara between May 4th - 13th.

Art Exhibit Fact Sheet.pdf
Sr. Margaret Ormond, O.P. has been named
the first President of Dominican Academy.
Read the full announcement

Attention 7th and 8th Graders!

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 Spring and 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 .

Summer Math Prep for Class of 2019

Strengthen your math skills! This program is for incoming DA freshmen in the Class of 2019. The course will take place from August 24th-September 4th (NO CLASS on September 2nd) from 10 AM -12 PM. The cost is $300. 

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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 

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 from June 23 through July 5, 2016.  Price for students is $3,885 and for adults $4,500. Register by February 28 and receive a $100 early enrollment discount. View details here

Trip Itinerary

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

For more information, please contact Mrs. Fannon at

Make sure to visit the EF Tour Website as well!