School Life

Since our founding in 1954, Lourdes Academy Catholic School has provided a faith-filled and academically rigorous experience that forms both the mind and the heart. Our faculty and staff members work together with our hundreds of students from grades preK-8 and their families to create a vibrant and thriving community.


View the most recent news at Lourdes Academy, or read the latest update from Principal Stephen Dole.


Lourdes Academy Catholic School provides its students with a rigorous curriculum that is a balance of academics, religion, and special subjects—such as music, art, physical education, and computers.

Students graduate as 8th graders with a broad knowledge base that serves them well through their high school and college years.


Lourdes Academy participates in the Catholic Youth Sports league and offers:

  • Girls Volleyball
  • Boys Volleyball
  • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Flag Football

Our Athletic Director, Jessica Gardella, coordinates the athletic program for our school, including the selection of coaches.

Anyone interested in coaching should contact Coach G at Please note that coaches must be fingerprinted, background screened by the Diocese of Orlando, undergo Safe Environment training and concussion training, and participate in Catholic Youth Sports training programs. Information on the fingerprinting and Safe Environment training processes is in the sidebar to the left.

Information on Catholic Youth Sports can be found at