The Planning

Dominican High School opened its doors in 1956 and continues to build upon a rich tradition of producing highly educated, ethical and passionate leaders who embody the Sinsinawa mission of preaching and teaching. Today, armed with a deep faith, an unwavering mission, five compelling core values and thousands of grateful alumni, we have arrived at a pivotal moment in Dominican’s history.


Timeline of Events
  • May 2013 Facilities assessment indicates $10.5 million in upgrades and improvements
  • October 2013 Feasibility Study suggests we can raise $5 million
  • May 2014 Funding priorities finalized through 500+ participants in focus groups and surveys
  • June 2014 Knight Vision Major Gift Phase Kick-Off
  • October 2014 Campaign reaches $5 million
  • January 2015 PAVE offers $100,000 Challenge Grant
  • February 2015 General Phase launched
  • May 2015 Groundbreaking
  • June 2015 Infrastructure updates begin
  • December 2015 Completion!

View the Knight Vision Case for Support and for more details about the planning and preparation of this campaign.

Funding Priorities

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Top Funding Priorities ($5,000,000)
  • Infrastructure Updates ($2,000,000)
  • Entrance and Main Concourse Transformation ($1,370,000)
  • Auditorium Enhancements ($830,000)
  • Cafeteria Updates ($300,000)
  • Endowment Growth ($500,000)

Phase II Funding Priorities
  • Expanded Parking
  • Bathroom Upgrades
  • Technology Additions
  • Faculty Lounge Renovations
  • Classroom Heating Upgrades
  • Endowment Growth

View the Campaign Brochure for additional information regarding funding priorities.