The Goals of the Business & Computer Science Department at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy are to: (1) Fully integrate technology into all of the courses in the department to make the students proficient in twenty-first century skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation (2) Provide quality academic courses that prepare the students for a wide range of careers (3) Offer a wide-range of courses that will strengthen essential skills including communication, budgeting, computer literacy, problem solving and analytical skills, research skills, and leadership
The primary goal of the English Department at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy is to engage students in the study of literature and nonfiction as a means of understanding history and the human experience, while providing students with the critical reading and writing skills required for success in any area of collegiate study.
The Fine Arts Department at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy aspires to support the student’s natural discovery of the fundamentals of humanity through the study of the arts.
Using a variety of strategies and appropriate technology to teach students to analyze and solve problems, express mathematical ideas precisely and effectively, and apply mathematical knowledge toward real world situations, the Mathematics Department at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy strives to prepare all students to effectively apply acquired mathematical knowledge and skills for college.
Health and Exercise Science
The goal of the Health and Exercise Science Department at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy is to impart the knowledge and skills necessary for the individual to achieve optimum wellness in physical, social, mental and emotional health. Equipped with this knowledge and skills, the student will be able to begin to accept personal responsibility for her own well-being.
The Science Department at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy strives to enhance the development of critical thinking skills, encourage students to enroll in advanced sciences, and make students aware of the role that all sciences play in their lives and the environment.
The primary goal of the Social Studies Department of Our Lady of Lourdes Academy is to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to function as “enlightened and effective” citizens in our community, nation, and world. Historically, we have accomplished this through different media: (1) Offering a wide expanse of Social Studies courses (2) Stressing the development of both oral and written communication skills in our classes (3) Encouraging analytical skills in finding and evaluating information (4) Instilling a sense of social responsibility and an empathy for global citizens
The Theology Department at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy strives to deepen and nurture each student's spiritual life, through the intellectual exploration of the Catholic Faith and its practical application in daily life. This is accomplished through discussions, research, analysis of Church teachings and documents, as well as spiritual experiences.
As language and communication play an important role in the promotion of peace and understanding among the nations, the World Languages Department at Our Lady of Lourdes Academy strives to prepare our students to be able to communicate successfully in an interdependent world.