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St Dominic Elementary School

Private | PK-8 | 251 students

 

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Posted June 22, 2014

My children love this school. It's not a school for those who struggle academically. Students who have special needs really should go to a public school. That's not what catholic school is known for. I agree that if a parent of a student who needs extra help is to send their child to this school, then that parent should have a tutor for their child or perhaps try something novel, like, help your child yourself. It's a school for people who take responsibility for their learning, and not for whiners. The principal and staff are superb.
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Posted October 17, 2013

St. Dominics ...Private , coeducational and an excellent , brilliant faculty who educate the students whom are talented, smart , and curious .. With the faculty and principle - you bring out the best of the best ...Your expertise at teaching enables every student the joy of learning !
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Posted March 14, 2013

I have to laugh at some of these post five stars, no way some teachers dont even care if you child is having a little trouble in class,,they make comments , like i cant be a babysitter to your child I have a class,,get a tutor..Well is that not what we pay them for..They only have extra help once a week..
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Posted June 18, 2012

The grading system is onerous and there is little to no motivation by the teacher to improve--only negativity. They are overly rigid, in particular self-expression or using the restroom is discouraged. Principal and admin staff are accommodating. Limited after care and multiple religious holidays do not accommodate the employed. They seem to have a constant need for cash with fund raisers and requests for money regularly.
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Posted December 6, 2011

Great school. Principal is great.spanish and computers from prek to 8th.we've been there for years.our new principle is fantastic.
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Posted January 13, 2011

The best ever. the teachers is excellent and Sister Josefa the principal is nice person lika a mother.


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 52%
Black 2% 21%
Asian 1% N/A
Hispanic 1% 21%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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School Leader's name
  • Cecilia St John
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  • Roman catholic
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35 School Street
Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Phone: (516) 922-4233

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