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PK-12|Private
235 students
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School leader:  Brian Morgan, Head of School
155 Lorraine Ave
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

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(973) 744-1156
(973) 783-6804
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"We are best known for academics and small class size."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    None
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subjec...
  • Arts
    Band, Choir / Chorus, Dance, Drama, Ceramics...
  • World languages
    French, Spanish
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Submitted by a parent · March 10, 2017
My daughter is in the upper school and is exceeding all expectations because the Academy has prepared her to do so and she demands it of herself. The Academy sustains a rigorous academic workload; the students are expected to be involved in many... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 23, 2016
It beaks my heart to see my son receiving an education geared for the world as is existed 50 years ago, but he was enrolled by my ex and accepted by the school against my wishes. Do your own due diligence, but I've found it a colossal waste of... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 17, 2015
The staff is outstanding and the whole school atmosphere is very positive. Our daughter just graduated from 8th grade and we were very grateful to Laco for her great learning experience and personal happiness through it all.

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · August 17, 2015
Our daughter adjusted to the expected homework load. Of course they teachers expect much, but there was a fair 'give and take' attitude overall

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About this school

Lacordaire Academy is coed in Pre K-8 but all girls in grades 9-12. The Academy celebrates over 90 years of providing a challenging Dominican Catholic education. We have strong academics, performing and fine arts and many leadership opportunities. It is a counter culture, value based curriculum taught by a certified and dedicated faculty in a safe and happy environment. Lacordaire Academy has a diverse student body, offers small class size and is a nurturing place to learn and grow.

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Last modified: March 10, 2017
Last modified Lacordaire Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
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