Lakewood Catholic Academy

Lakewood Catholic Academy Photo #1 - Visit our beautiful, 8-acre campus on the shores of Lake Erie!
  • Lakewood Catholic Academy opened in August 2005 as a consolidated Catholic school, joining together four existing Lakewood parish schools: Saint Clement, Saint James, Saint Luke, and Saints Cyril and Methodius.
  • Today, we serve students ages six weeks old through 8th grade.
  • We are one of the largest Catholic early childhood learning facilities in the state of Ohio, as well as the only Catholic school in the state to offer an International Baccalaureate middle school program.

Top Placements

Lakewood Catholic Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded2005

Student Body

Total Students673 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Lakewood Catholic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size23 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Prescribed School Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,080
Tuition NotesSeparate tuition rates apply for families who are active parishioners in a founding parish or other diocesan parish, or who have no parish affiliation.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Admissions DirectorPatrick Straffen


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Lacrosse, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
LacrosseTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Challenge, Art Club, Be The Change Club, Healthy Habits Club, Jump Rope Club, Junior Model United Nations, Knitting Club, Power of the Pen, Saints Theatre Society, Singing Saints, Student Ambassadors

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir

Profile last updated:

Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brunswick
    St. Ambrose School
    St. Ambrose School Photo - Every year St. Ambrose students have the opportunity to participate in the local Destination Imagination Competition.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 482 students
    17 miles
    923 Pearl Road
    Brunswick, OH 44212
    17 PK-8
  • Cleveland
    Grades: PK-8 | 303 students
    8.8 miles
    14875 Bagley Rd
    Cleveland, OH 44130
    8.8 PK-8
  • Cleveland
    Bethany Lutheran School
    Bethany Lutheran School Photo
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 281 students
    7.4 miles
    6041 Ridge Road
    Cleveland, OH 44129
    7.4 PK-8
  • Cleveland
    Grades: PK-8 | 250 students
    4.1 miles
    4400 West 140th Street
    Cleveland, OH 44135
    4.1 PK-8
  • Cleveland
    Grades: PK-12 | 203 students
    4.5 miles
    4403 Tiedeman Rd Rear
    Cleveland, OH 44144
    4.5 PK-12

School Reviews

Endorse Lakewood Catholic Academy. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
The Seattle area is home to many fine private schools as well as to major companies such as Microsoft, Boeing and Starbucks.
Religion is important to you. You want your children to be educated in a school where your religion matters.
The COVID-19 has turned our lives upside down. Sending your children back to school raises all sorts of concerns for their safety and education. We answer some of your questions here.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Ohio is $5,013 for elementary schools and $9,787 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Ohio is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).