Our Lady of Lourdes Academy

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Our Lady of Lourdes Academy
Address
5525 SW 84th Street
Miami, Dade County, Florida 33143
United States
Coordinates25°41′37″N 80°16′58″W / 25.69361°N 80.28278°W / 25.69361; -80.28278Coordinates: 25°41′37″N 80°16′58″W / 25.69361°N 80.28278°W / 25.69361; -80.28278
Information
TypePrivate, All-Girls
MottoWith Mary in All Things
Religious affiliation(s)Roman Catholic
Established1963
Sister schoolChristopher Columbus High School
Belen Jesuit Preparatory School
DeanAlexandra Prado
PrincipalSister Kathryn Donze
Grades912
Hours in school day7
Color(s)Blue and White         
MascotLola the Bobcat
NicknameO.L.L.A.
Team nameBobcats
AccreditationSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Publication"The Literati", "OLLA TV"
NewspaperThe Grotto
Yearbook"Le Flueve"
Website

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 was named one of the Top 50 Catholic High Schools in the US by the Catholic High School Honor Roll of 2006. It has also been named a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.[2]

Clubs and Activities[edit]

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, Lourdes Dancers, Lourdes Singers, Media Center Assistants, Operation Smile, Outraged, Peer Counselors, Photography Club, L.A. club, Physics 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 Creative Writing Club.

Athletics[edit]

Our Lady of Lourdes Academy and Christopher Columbus High School are the only private schools in Florida that compete at a 8A level.

Noteworthy Alumnae[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SACS-CASI. "SACS-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on April 29, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23.
  2. ^ http://www.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs/list-1982.pdf

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