Lacordaire Academy

  • Lacordaire Academy is a Catholic school founded by the Sisters of St. Dominic co-ed for grades Pre-K to 8, al girls 9 -12.
  • In our nurturing environment, students are encouraged to become independent thinkers, confident decision makers, and responsible leaders.
  • The mission of Lacordaire Academy is to serve our students in grades Pre-K through Grade 12 by offering them an education which is directed toward the individual needs of each child and by instructing them in the values and beliefs of the Catholic faith.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes

Student Body

Total Students201 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
43%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Lacordaire Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Lacordaire Academy is a Catholic school founded by the Sisters of St. Dominic for both girls and boys in grades Pre-K to 8 and al girls in grades 9 -12. In our nurturing environment, students are encouraged to become independent thinkers, confident decision makers, and responsible leaders. The mission of Lacordaire Academy is to serve our students in grades Pre-K through Grade 8 by offering them an education which is directed toward the individual needs of each child and by instructing them in the values and beliefs of the Catholic faith.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montclair
    Grades: PK-12 | 1054 students
    1.3 miles
    201 Valley Road
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973) 746-9800
    1.3 PK-12
    1054
  • Caldwell
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    All-girls (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 316 students
    3.7 miles
    3 Ryerson Avenue
    Caldwell, NJ 07006
    (973) 226-0660
    3.7 9-12
    316
  • Newark
    St Vincent Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 248 students
    6.8 miles
    228 W Market St
    Newark, NJ 07103
    (973) 622-1613
    6.8 9-12
    248
  • Nutley
    Grades: PK-12 | 409 students
    3.5 miles
    390 Washington Avenue
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 667-9700
    3.5 PK-12
    409
  • Montclair
    Grades: 9-12 | 173 students
    1.9 miles
    33 Cottage Place
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973) 744-7445
    1.9 9-12
    173

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