Our Lady of Lourdes Academy’s legacy of excellence through faith, confidence and commitment manifests itself daily through our strong academics, competitive athletics and spiritual service – a competitive culture that has been nationally recognized as one of the Top 50 Catholic high schools in the country and a twice-named Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

At Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, you will find:

  • A Catholic education conducted by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
  • A devoted faculty that brings an average of 19 years of experience to the classroom, with 74% holding advanced degree
  • An average class size of 23 students and a student/teacher ratio of 14 to 1, providing an environment conducive to learning, where students are encouraged to be active participants in class discussions and activities
  • An excellent academic program, offering courses in four different levels: fundamentals (limited offerings in the Science department),  college preparatory, honors and advanced placement, including more than 70 elective offerings, in each of the nine academic departments
  • A stellar Advanced Placement (AP) Program, with 21 course offerings and a pass rate (score of 3+) of 79%, which is significantly above that of the state (56%) and globe (61%)
  • A One-to-One iPad Program that shifts the academic focus to higher order thinking, analysis and application
  • Fifteen (15) honor societies that recognize academic achievement
  • More than 30 clubs and activities, sure to satisfy all sorts of interest
  • Five guidance counselors who, together, provide personal, academic and college counseling, to each student, beginning freshman year
  • The Miami Herald’s Best Female Athletic Program in Miami-Dade County, offering 11 interscholastic sports: basketball, cheerleading, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball
  • A comprehensive fine arts program, including studio art, dance, drama and music
  • A spirit of service that calls on every young woman who walks its halls to live a life of civic and Christian duty