The Power of All Girls
If you want your daughter to reach her full potential, Regina Dominican is the school for you and your family.
Regina Dominican’s all-girls environment will give your daughter the confidence to push herself. Our faculty and staff will challenge your daughter to excel, teach her to be a confident leader in her community and inspire her to live up to her full potential.
Regina Dominican is a school where your daughter can learn that there is enormous potential and power in being a girl, and nothing can stand in her way.
The Power of Confidence
A recent Cornell University study found that only 4% of female students choose a college major in engineering, mathematics or the physical sciences, compared to 12% of male students. Regina Dominican students are changing this narrative. 50% of Regina Dominican’s Class of 2017 chose a college major in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences or health fields. That is a difference of 46% versus the national average!
20% of the members of Regina Dominican’s Class of 2017 were named Illinois State Scholars; the state average is 10%.
Students enrolled in single-sex environments report having more confidence than their peers at coeducational institutions. Some even report that their college professors can spot an all-girls school graduate.
– National Coalition of Girls Schools
95% of all-girls school students feel supported by their teachers.
90% of all-girls school students feel supported by other students.
– Dr. Richard A. Holmgren, Allegheny College, Steeped in Learning: The Student Experience at All-Girls
80% strongly feel encouraged to develop their own interests.
– Dr. Michael Gurian, Supporting Your Daughter on Her Journey to Adulthood
93% of all-girls school graduates say they were offered greater leadership opportunities than peers at coeducational schools.
80% have held leadership positions since graduating from high school.
– Goodman Research Group
71% of women who attended all-girls schools went to college with the goal of furthering their education in graduate school.
– Linda Sax, Women Graduates of Single-Sex and Coeducational High Schools: Differences in Their Characteristics and the Transition to College
Three times as many alumnae of single-sex schools plan to become engineers.
– National Coalition of Girls Schools
The Power of Leadership
The Leadership Institute at Regina Dominican is extremely unique and has helped me grow into a strong and confident leader. The all-girls atmosphere made it easier for me to step out of my comfort zone and test my leadership abilities without the fear of getting embarrassed. Overall, my leadership skills have grown stronger and stronger each year and I feel confident enough now to be a leader not only in college next year, but also for the rest of my life. –Kyleigh Dalkin ’18
Regina Dominican girls are challenged to reach their full potential in our Leadership Institute. The Regina Dominican Leadership Institute is the only dedicated Leadership Institute in a single-gender school in the state of Illinois. It teaches students leadership skills, enabling them to utilize their strengths to make a difference in the world. The institute consists of the Speaker Series, RISE Program and the Leadership Scholars Program.
The Power of Regina Dominican
Sending your daughter to Regina Dominican is one step towards instilling in her that she can accomplish anything.
Regina Dominican is the academic institution that will guide your daughter to become a confident young woman, ready to take on the world.
As a parent of an incoming freshman student, one always wonders how their child’s experience will pan out over the year. I couldn’t be happier with the experience my daughter received during her freshman year at Regina Dominican. She excelled in all areas of the high school experience: her academics, her extracurricular activities and in her spiritual growth, which reinforced our family’s Catholic Foundation. It’s wonderful to be a part of a school that gives her opportunities to expand her leadership skills, which is really important as she furthers her education.
– Mark Anichini, father of Nicolette Anichini ’20
Regina Dominican has provided a warm, supportive environment for our daughter to grow not only as a student, but also as a person. She gained confidence and poise by stepping up to academic challenges and by participating in sports and activities. The students and staff at Regina Dominican truly care about each other and care about making this school second to none. We wholeheartedly recommend Regina Dominican for all young women.
–Julie Radtke, mother of Miranda ’17
As I sat in the auditorium and watched my daughter graduate, I reflected on how I have seen Barbara grow in her faith, reach her academic potential and have the confidence to try new things. Freshman year, Barbara decided to try out Lacrosse. She had never picked up a lacrosse stick prior to that season! The following four years she learned the game, bonded with teammates and most importantly, had the experience of being a part of something. Regina Dominican continues to be a place where young women are nurtured, encouraged to try new things and challenged to excel. While waiting to present Barbara with her diploma, I realized my once nervous, young freshman was now a confident Regina Dominican alumna.
-Gavin Dezell Schultz ’82, mother of Barbara ’17
Choosing Regina Dominican was one of the most important decisions we made for our daughters. My husband and I wanted a high school that would be good for their education, well-being and happiness. Regina Dominican has been a school that has gotten all of our girls to the next step of their education. They had choices in colleges because of the solid education that was offered to them. They were in a loving environment where they could feel comfortable.
-Candy Trejo, mother of Erica Marie Trejo ’10, Regina Trejo ’17, Rita Trejo Woods ’06 and Theresa Trejo ‘04