Lakewood Catholic Academy

Lakewood Catholic Academy

Limited Space is Available for the 2022-23 School Year. Apply Today!

More families than ever before are choosing to give their children a Lakewood Catholic Academy education. Find out why LCA has become the premier early childhood and elementary school on the west side of Cleveland!

Leave Your Child in Good Hands.

High School Preparatory Curriculum

High School Preparatory Curriculum

Lakewood Catholic Academy's students are prepared for success in middle school and beyond. A testament to their academic preparation, 100% of LCA's students are accepted to their first choice Catholic high school in their eighth grade year, with most going on to attend Magnificat, St. Edward, St. Ignatius or St. Joseph Academy.

» What Others Are Saying

Kindergarten at LCA

Kindergarten at LCA: The Foundation for Your Child's Success

Our full-day Kindergarten program builds confidence, character and independence in our young Saints, setting the foundation for a lifetime of school and personal success.

» VIDEO: Kindergarten at LCA
» Kindergarten Readiness at LCA

Service Group

Saints Serve: Service and Social Justice at LCA

Lakewood Catholic Academy is committed to service within our local and global communities.

Age-appropriate service projects for each grade level are offered throughout the year, and international mission trips are available to middle school students.

» 2020-21 Service Infographic

IB World School

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program

The IB Middle Years Program is considered the international gold standard of learning, and LCA is the only private elementary school in Ohio to offer it.

The IB Program at LCA is a challenging framework that encourages students to make connections between their studies and the world in which they live.

» Learn More About an IB Education


Early Childhood Learning Program

An Early Childhood Learning Program Like No Other

LCA's Early Childhood Learning Program provides an outstanding opportunity for children ages six weeks to five years old to develop the skills necessary to be lifelong learners.

Backed by the resources of a K-8 school, our curriculum is age-appropriate and designed to promote growth in all areas, including religion, math, language arts, social studies and science.

» VIDEO: Early Childhood Learning at LCA
» Curriculum and Programs

Take Their Word for It!

Reach out to one of our student, alumni or parent Ambassadors and let them share their LCA story with you.

Meet Our Ambassadors
Take a Virtual Tour

Take a Virtual Tour

LCA sits on an 8-acre campus on Lake Erie's picturesque lakefront bordering Lakewood Park. Get to know our entire campus by taking a virtual tour below.

» Tour the Campus

Igniting the Spark for Other Elementary Educators

Igniting the Spark for Other Elementary Educators

Each year, hundreds of teachers and administrators turn to Lakewood Catholic Academy's example to learn how to implement best practices in their own schools.

» Teacher Training

Activities Beyond the Classroom

Activities Beyond the Classroom

More than half of LCA’s student body is involved in activities outside the classroom. From clubs to organizations to sports teams, there's something for everyone!

» CYO and Intramural Sports
» Extracurriculars