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.
Tue, Sep 8 - Wed, Sep 9
Faculty Retreat & In-Service (No Classes)
Thursday, September 10
First Day of School!
Arrival Times
Seniors 9:00 AM
Freshmen 9:45 AM
Sophomores 11:00 AM
Juniors 11:45 AM
Friday, September 11
Opening Liturgy
8:25 AM - 3:00 PM
All students arrive at 8:25
Opening Liturgy at 1:45
Wednesday, September 16
PTA Meeting
Parent's Association Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday, September 18
Senior-Freshmen Picnic
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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Welcome to Dominican Academy

Harisch Studios will take ID photos on Monday, September 21st. In addition, photo packages may be purchased. Download the order form here, or place an online order here.

ATT: Parents of incoming students in the class of 2019 who sat for the Algebra placement exam on August 12th. The school will contact you by the end of August with your daughter's math placement for 9th grade. Please do not contact the school for these scores. 

Have you seen the news? Dominican Academy has been ranked one of the ten BEST all-girls high schools in New York state! We are also proud to be among the top 100 Catholic schools in the country. Congratulations to all of our amazing faculty and staff on this wonderful news! View the details here.

A Farewell Message from Sr. Barbara

Dear all - it has been a blessing to serve at Dominican Academy for the past six years. You will always have a place in my heart.  I will be serving at the Dominican Learning Center in Columbus, Ohio starting in September.  You can find out more about the DLC by clicking on the link.  My new email address is  I hope to hear from you.

Love and peace, 

Sr. Barbara

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

Trip Itinerary

For more information, please contact Mrs. Fannon at

Make sure to visit the EF Tour Website as well!