Welcome to the Upper School, future Lion! Our rigorous, self-directed curriculum will guide and challenge you as you discover your unique voice. You will explore classes across many academic and creative disciplines, dive into learning that is tailored to your specific areas of interest, and meet lifelong friends along the way.  The benefits of a Lacordaire education are boundless. In fact, 100% of Upper School graduates are accepted into at least one of their top three college choices.


Our student-to-teacher ratio is approximately 8:1 in Upper School classes


Seniors are accepted into at least 1 of their top 3 college choices


Advanced Elective Offerings are available in the Upper School


Lacordaire AP students out-performed NJ and Global test takers on the 2022 AP Exams

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At Lacordaire, you are the agent of your own success.

Service One

In intimate, discussion-based classes, you will grow intellectually and creatively, learn from multiple perspectives, and expand your problem-solving abilities.

Service Two

Your analytical and collaborative skills will be honed as you participate in hands-on experiments in our cutting edge science labs. 

Service Three

Through project-based learning, you will experience new ways of understanding math, literature, history, and more.

Service Four

You may find yourself firing ceramics in our kiln, running for a position in our active student government, editing Zephyr, our literary magazine, interning at a science lab, traveling with our religion department on various service trips, or celebrating as you win your first Lady Lions volleyball match.


Competitive sports offerings: Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, Rowing, and Softball


Avg. amount awarded in college scholarships to each graduating senior


Club sports offerings: Tennis (Spring), Rowing (Winter), and Running (Spring)

$3 mil

Total amount awarded to each graduating class in college scholarships