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Lacordaire Academy Lower/Middle School
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  • Private, Catholic
  • UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Lacordaire Academy will be fully open for in person instruction in the 2021-22 academic year. Children will attend school in person 5 days a week, for full school days. Remote learning will not be offered.

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Applying

Application Deadline
March 1
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$10,950
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
0%
Average Financial Aid
$0
From Lacordaire Academy Lower/Middle School

Lacordaire Academy’s Lower School offers a well-balanced curriculum that both engages and challenges its students through inquiry, innovation, and project-based learning. Our youngest students learn through exploration of their world with hands-on and interactive activities.

The Middle School at Lacordaire emphasizes meaningful engagement with the curriculum among faculty and students. Focusing on 21st century skills, students in the middle school collaborate with one another, engage in critical thinking, and are challenged to problem solve.

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Public Speaking Program

Oral recitation is a key component of our Language Arts curriculum. Students are instructed in areas of posture and presentation, memorization, use of voice, and interpretation. Participation on our Forensics or Debate teams further enhances these skills and provides a creative outlet for students.

School Details

Grades
PK, K-8
Students
180
Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
29
Part-Time Teachers
9

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Students

Students
180
Gender
  • Female
    61%
  • Male
    39%
Student Diversity
  • White
    38.9%
  • African American
    30%
  • Hispanic
    13.3%
  • Multiracial
    11.1%
  • Asian
    6.7%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Preschool

Annual Cost
$9,450
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$211,221
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,008
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$766,100
National
$217,500

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