Lacordaire Academy Elementary School

153 Lorraine Ave,
Upper Montclair, NJ, 07043-0704
Tel: (973)744-1156
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 128 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 40%
State avg.: 28%
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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Montclair Lacordaire Academy Secondary
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    155 Lorraine Avenue
    Montclair , NJ , 07043
    (973)744-1156
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0  mi  |  136  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Upper Montclair St Cassian Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    190 Lorraine Ave
    Upper Montclair , NJ , 07043
    (973)746-1636
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  179  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Bloomfield Looking Glass Children's Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    16 Bellevue Avenue
    Bloomfield , NJ , 07003
    (973)338-0264
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.8  mi  |  98  students  |  Gr.  NS-2
  • Bloomfield
    Rainbow Montessori School - Bloomfield
    Montessori School
    1255 Broad St
    Bloomfield , NJ , 07003
    (973)835-1848
    Montessori School
    1.2  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Montclair The Montclair Kimberley Academy
    201 Valley Road
    Montclair , NJ , 07042
    (973)746-9800
    1.3  mi  |  1037  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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