Frequently Asked Questions
The school day for all students Grades TK – 8 is the same. School begins at 7:50 AM daily. School is dismissed at 3 PM Monday through Thursday. On Friday, school is dismissed at noon. Effective 2021-2022 school year.
Lourdes follows an innovative school schedule focused on effective instruction coupled with social/emotional well beginning. Our school day is structured into 45 minute instructional blocks coupled with 15 minute brain breaks.
Lourdes students are encouraged to live their faith. In support of that ideal, the school participates in many liturgical and prayerful celebrations throughout the school year. Students attend mass weekly with their buddies on Monday mornings. Additionally, the school celebrates 1st Friday Mass and various feast days as well.
Buddies & Families
Every student enrolled at Lourdes belongs to a school “family” that typically consists of a student from each grade level. Additionally, most grades participate in our Buddy mentoring program. Both the buddy and family programs offer creative ways for students to build community and form lasting friendships.
Students at Lourdes are required to wear school uniforms that are available at Dennis Uniform in Woodland Hills.
Lourdes partners with Choice Lunch to provide hot lunch services to those families who desire it.
Parent Volunteer Hours
Lourdes parents are partners in educating their child. Parent presence at and support of the school community is vital. All families are required to contribute a minimum of 30 hours of service to the school each year, 20 of those hours must be in service to the annual festival.