Lower School Admissions

Thank you for your interest in Lacordaire Academy. 
Director of Admission: Mrs. Joan Hearst
973-744-1156 ext. 12


Candidates submit the following to the Admission office: 
Completed application  
A non-refundable application fee of $75.00
Copy of student Birth/Baptismal Certificate ( if the child has been baptized)
Copy of the most recent immunization records

The sending school submits the following to the Admission office: 
Academic Record from present school year and last two years (Grades lst-8th)
Recent standardized test scores  (Grades 2nd-8th) We accept:  NJ Ask,  Terra Nova, ISEE, SSAT
Teacher recommendation:

Candidates Visit Lacordaire:
Applicants attend class as part of the Admission Process
Visits are arranged through the Admission Office

Age Policy
Pre-K                                       Candidates must be four (4) years old by October in the academic year enrolled
Kindergarten                           Candidates must be five (5) years old by October in the academic year enrolled

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Other Lower School Links

Academy Calendars

Keep up to date with all the latest happenings in the Academy from vacations to special events!

Open Houses

To learn more about the Academy attend an open house, meet faculty and participate in a guided tour led by student ambassadors.


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Upcoming Events

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