Our Lady of Lourdes Academy
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|Our Lady of Lourdes Academy|
|5525 SW 84th Street
Miami, Florida, (Dade County) 33143
|Motto||With Mary in All Things|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Principal||Sister Kathryn Donze|
|Hours in school day||7|
|Color(s)||Blue and White|
|Mascot||Lola the Bobcat|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Brother School||Christopher Columbus High School|
|Athletic Director||Maura Herrholz|
Our Lady of Lourdes Academy is a Roman Catholic, all-girls high school in Miami, Florida. It has been conducted by the Imaculata Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary since its foundation in 1963.
Our Lady of Lourdes Academy has a long-standing tradition of excellence in both academics and athletics. It was named one of the Top 50 Catholic High Schools in the USA by the Catholic High School Honor Roll of 2006. It has also been named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
The mission of Our Lady of Lourdes Academy is to educate young women to face the future strengthened by their faith, prepared and confident in their abilities to achieve their goals and committed to their Catholic and American heritages.
Clubs and Activities
A wide variety of clubs are available for students. These include: IHM Club, Art Club, CARE Club, Culinary Club, Close-Up, Environmental Club, French Club, The Future Business Leaders of America, Guitar Club, Habitat for Humanity, Helping Hands Club, Hungry Hearts, Key Club, Knitting Club, Lourdes Dancers, Lourdes Singers, Media Center Assistants, Model U.N., Operation Smile, Outraged, Peer Counselors, Photography Club, L.A. club, Physics Club, Pre-Med Club, Psychology Club, Respect Life Club, Robotics, SALVA Club, Scrapbooking Club, Spanish Club, Spirit Club, Stage Crew, Students Against Drunk Driving (S.A.D.D.), Student Council, TV Video Club, WICS, WOLLA Club, and Writing and Book Club.
Our Lady of Lourdes Academy and Christopher Columbus High School are the only private schools in Florida that compete at a 8A level.
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