• The school was founded in 1884 by Dominican Fathers of St Vincent Ferrer Church to meet the grade school needs of the ever-expanding neighborhood. 
  • The high school was added in 1909.
  • The present school building was erected and the high school was restructured as an all girls' college preparatory high school in 1954.
  • The grammar school was closed in 1985. 
  • The Advisory Board was created in 1997.
  • The  Scholars Program was inaugurated in 2000.  
  •  The school was accredited by Middle States Association in 2002.