Lacordaire Academy Elementary School

153 Lorraine Ave,
Upper Montclair, NJ, 07043-0704
     Tel: (973)744-1156
Grades: PK - 8 | 124 students
The mission of Lacordaire Academy is to provide a Catholic college preparatory education in the Dominican tradition for the total growth of young women, within a nurturing atmosphere.
As a small, Catholic, private college-prep school for young women, Lacordaire encourages each girl to recognize her individual giftedness and to develop it creatively within an environment which acknowledges every aspect of her being.
The school, is an extension of the home and a sharer along with the Church and civil authority in the educational formation of the person.
Lacordaire Academy recognizes the need to aid the student in formulating a sense of personal responsibility, social awareness, and those enduring values by which she can shape her present and future life.
The student is assisted in the development of discerning critical ability and aesthetic value through cultural experiences within and outside of the school.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 124 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Lacordaire Academy Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lacordaire Academy Secondary (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Cassian Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Cassian Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Upper MontclairLacordaire Academy Secondary
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    155 Lorraine Ave
    Upper MontclairNJ07043
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 62 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Upper MontclairSt Cassian Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    190 Lorraine Ave
    Upper MontclairNJ07043
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 193 students | Gr. PK-8                      
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