Lower School

The Lower School of Lacordaire Academy offers a challenging academic program to grades Pre K through four in a warm, supportive environment.
Students build a strong academic foundation, develop good study habits, and learn lessons in character and faith daily.  Through exploration, play, interactive technology, fine and performing arts, music, sports, field trips and special celebrations, children learn to to become confident, independent and creative thinkers who love to come to school each day.

"We are the leaves of one branch, the drops of one sea, the flowers of one garden."   Henri Dominique Lacordaire, O.P. 1802-1861

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.


Design and personalize your own Academy branded clothing, gear and gifts with the convenience of online shopping. Wear your colors proudly, and show off your school spirit!

Upcoming Events

Bringing the Lacordaire community of alumni, families, friends and staff together for the arts, educational opportunities, entertainment and enjoyment.

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