Upper School Admissions

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

Lacordaire Academy provides a strong environment for a college-bound
student body of young women of diverse talents and backgrounds. 
Our program is developed to offer a wide variety of educational experiences
which prepare our students for college and beyond.
We offer Advanced Placement, college credit and online high school courses. 

Application  procedure:

Canadidates submit the following to the Admission Office:                                                                           

All documentation should be sent to:
Lacordaire Academy
Director of Admission- Mrs. Joan Hearst
155 Lorraine Avenue
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043           

Completed Application: application for admission
A non-refundable $75.00 application fee
Graded writing sample
The sending school must forward to the Admission Office:

Two Teacher Recommendations: teacher recommendation
 Standardized Tests accepted:COOP Exam,NJ ASK, ISEE,SSAT
Transcripts for: 6th,7th,and first semester 8th grade 

The Newark Archdiocesan COOP Exam will be administered on November 9th, 2012 and offered at Lacordaire Academy

Candidates Visit Lacordaire
Applocants attend a full day of classes as part of the Admission Process and interview.
Visits are arranged through the Admission Office.

Annual Tuition:

Tuition                                  12,100.00
General Activities Fees            800.00
Textbooks                                   350.00
Technology/Lab Fees               350.00
                                             $  13,600.00


Other Upper 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.


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

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