Tuition and Financial Aid

CURRENT TUITION SCHEDULE 2024-2025

*PLEASE MAKE NOTE THAT ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IN THE UPPER SCHOOL DIVISION

Upper School (9th-12th)$18,900
Middle School (5th-8th)$15,500
Lower School (1st-4th)$14,500
Kindergarten$14,900
Pre-K4$14,900

GRADUATION FEES

8th Grade$250.00
12th Grade$350.00

SIBLING DISCOUNTS

Two (2) Children5% Younger Student
3+ Children10% Younger Student

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 9TH GRADE APPLICANTS

Veronica E. James Scholarship

The Veronica E. James Scholarship provides four years of full tuition to one eligible incoming 9th grader annually. The Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Veronica James, beloved spouse of Norman James. This scholarship is need-based and intended to provide support for deserving young women who have passed the rigorous qualifications for admission to Lacordaire Academy, but whose families may not have the financial capability to allow them to experience an exceptional, independent school education. Eligible 9th grade applicants will be notified by the Admissions Office every January, and scheduled for an interview prior to when 9th grade acceptances are mailed. 

Veritas Scholarship

The Admissions Committee reviews prospective candidate’s academic potential for consideration and eligibility. Eligible candidates, with outstanding academic records, will be notified by the Admissions Office via their acceptance letter. This scholarship is between $1000 and $5000 annually and is renewed each year if the student maintains a required minimum GPA of 3.0 during their four years in the Upper Division.  

Dominican Spirit Scholarship

The Admissions Committee reviews prospective 9th grade candidate’s potential for making contributions to Lacordaire by embodying Dominican values in her life, both at school and in her community. Eligible candidates will be notified by the Admissions Office via their acceptance letter. This scholarship is between $1000 and $3000 annually and is renewed each year if the student maintains a required minimum GPA of 3.0 during her four years in the Upper Division.

Legacy Scholarship

A $2000 Legacy Scholarship will be awarded annually to any accepted 9th grade applicant who is the daughter of an alumni or graduated from the Lacordaire Middle Division.

FINANCIAL AID FOR NINTH GRADE APPLICANTS

(FA is reapplied for in the fall, each year of high school) 

Families seeking to apply for financial aid can complete their application online. (APPLY HERE) 

Financial aid applicants MUST also apply for The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children. This scholarship application will be available on the S.F.I.C.N.J. website in early 2024.