Students enrolled 619
Hours no info
School leader Mrs. Maureen A. Arbeznik
Transportation options no info
Type Religious
Preschool capacity no info
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14808 Lake Avenue
Lakewood, OH 44107

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(216) 521-0559
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5 stars
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February 22, 2013
If you have any questions whatsoever whether or not LCA is the school for your child, take the time to meet with Maureen Arbeznik. Her wisdom, compassion, professionalism, and commitment to this school are unbelievable, and you will leave your meeting having complete confidence in her vision for both LCA and the future of Catholic education as we know it. She understands that in order to survive, we must be competitive: Parents who are paying for private education want excellent teaching practices (not just 'sit and get' lecturing, worksheets, etc.) and a positive, enriching environment. The fact that LCA has all of these things is a direct result of its' administration (truly the single most deciding factor as to the success of a school.) It is ultimately their vision which is put into motion, and it trickles down to every aspect of the school, from the staff, teaching practices used, curriculum, environment etc. The curriculum is rigorous, and rigor invites engagement. With over 600 students and increasing enrollment every year, people from all over Cleveland are taking notice. Once you see this school for your own eyes you surely won't make any other choice for your children.

- submitted by a parent
December 09, 2012
2 yrs. ago, circumstances led me to visit LCA, & meet their administrative team. I was blown away by their obvious commitment to education, best teaching practices, building a strong curriculum, & making school climate a priority. Instead of a pastor as acting superintendent, LCA has a board comprised of community members who are committed to education. I couldn't believe Catholic education really existed like this--All of the compromises I thought I had to make I realized I didn't have to make at all! LCA caps classes at 25 (& adds another class if needed) & they offer a fabulous enrichment program for students who qualify. The atmosphere of this school is what I appreciate the most with an emphasis on respect & personal responsibility. Even though we live in a neighboring suburb, my children take the bus to & from school. I feel so blessed that we were led in the direction of LCA--my kids are so happy and love going to school. I know they would have done fine anywhere, but they are in such a good place, are challenged (which makes their school day fly by) & I am at peace knowing I can have complete confidence in the decisions that will be made on their behalf on a daily basis.

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2012
Lakewood Catholic Academy is an EXCELLENT school! Strong in academics, great extra curricular activities, a strong parent community and an amazing Principal and staff. The teachers are remarkable at every grade level and are vested in the students. The Principal is innovative and constantly striving to better the school. My kids love coming to school and are constantly challenged. We are fortunate to be a part of this school.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2011
We are new to the school this year and couldn't be happier with LCA. As a teacher myself I was looking for a school for my own children that was truly commited to individualized education, character education and high academic standards. We found it and then some! The enrichment program is phenomenal---my kids are challenged and are actively engaged in their learning. It is so refreshing for them--they are truly enjoying their expereince there so much. The atmosphere is so positive---I just can't get over the commitment of the teachers and staff. This school is a gem for sure.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 23, 2010
Lakewood Catholic Academy is a great Catholic school that accepts people of all faiths. It's on the lakefront in the city of Lakewood, just 12 minutes from downtown Cleveland. It has a very deep and broad curriculum and lots of extracurricular activities. It also has a before and after care program that's great for working parents. Check it out!

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January 04, 2010
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- submitted by a student
no rating October 29, 2009
Our principal is open to trying new innovative educational initiatives to constantly improve - and the results speak for themselves. We came together from 3 schools and joined as 1 only 5 short years ago and we are now an anchor in the community. The families and the community are just down to earth and a wonderful place to send your kids.

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September 04, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2005
As an Alumnae of SAA I am proud that my children are attending St. Augustine Academy! They love the small classes and the individual attention they receive. The teachers actually care about the school and the students. Parents have an active role in their childs education. I hope that someday my daughters children have the opportunity to attend SAA as well.

- submitted by a former student
January 11, 2005
My daughter currently attends St Augustine Academy and is a sophomore. She's been there for a little more than a year and feels at home. Since there aren't many students, each and every student gets the attention they need and deserve. The faculty and staff handle minor discipline problems very well and are extremely friendly to all visitors. My daughter sees this school as a home away from home. Although the tuition is fairly expensive, I can honestly say it is worth every penny seeing the look of excitement on my daughter's face when she comes home from school to tell me about her day. I can't explain the feeling of seeing a child be excited about learning and going to school when there are so many teens that feel differently. I would highly recomment St. Augustine Academy to any parent that wants their daughter to 'Stand Out In A Crowd.'

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November 23, 2004
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Lakewood Catholic Academy
14808 Lake Avenue, Lakewood, OH  44107
(216) 521-0559
Last modified Lakewood Catholic Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Lakewood Catholic Academy Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 11 reviews.