Applying to Dominican

Applying for 8th and 9th Grade


Application for the 2020-2021 School Year – Click here to download


If you attend a Catholic elementary school, you will receive the Archdiocesan Application Form from your school principal. Your school principal will send us your school records, transcripts, and standardized test results.

If you do not attend a Catholic elementary school, you can obtain an Archdiocesan Application Form from Dominican High School in the foyer office at the Walmsley Avenue entrance to the school or print one online here. You are responsible for obtaining the required records (grades 5 through your most current report cards and standardized test scores) from your school and forwarding them to us. Please see specific instructions on the application form.



January 18*, 2020: Application Day / High School Placement Test

All students applying to Dominican must attend Application Day and take the High School Placement Test. The $30 application fee is collected at this time. *At the direction of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Application Day has been rescheduled to SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020.

February 20, 2020

Letters of Notification mailed. Acceptance to eighth or ninth grade is based on elementary school grades, standardized test scores, and a personal interview that will take place at Dominican High School.


Transfer students

Transfer student applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. For transfer student information, please contact:

Mrs. Cathy Rice
Admissions Director
(504) 865-9401, ext. 5028


Important Contact Information:

For tours, visiting information and other prospective student information, please contact: Elyse Harrison, Recruitment Director (504) 865-9401 ext. 5030. For admissions and the application process, please contact: Cathy Rice, Admissions Director (504) 865-9401 ext. 5028

Dominican High School is a Catholic, college-preparatory school for girls and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin.

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