DeSales Catholic School

6914 Chestnut Ridge Road
Lockport, NY 14094-0140
     Tel: (716)433-6422
Grades: NS - 8 | 400 students
DeSales Catholic School is the only Catholic school in Eastern Niagara County and serves families from 9 local Districts.
DeSales offers a safe, faith-based environment that fosters the intellectual, spiritual, emotional, social and physical development of each student from Early Childhood (age 3) through 8th grade. DeSales students continue to outperform their public school peers on national and NY State standardized tests.
DeSales offers art, music, and Spanish classes for grades K-8.
Students with special needs receive physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy services at DeSales provided by the Lockport City School District.
DeSales Catholic School...The start of something great!

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 400 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade DeSales Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Algebra - Gr 8, Living Environment - Gr 8, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(School uniform for Gr 1-8)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 11 / Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,924
Tuition Notes Registered Catholics recieve diocesan stipend; additional need-based aid is available to families of all faiths
Admissions Director Ellen T Roth


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Annual Broadway-style Musical, Character Club, Instrumental Music Lessons, Middle School Chorus, National Junior Honor Society, Odyssey of the Mind, Student Community Service, Student Senate Character Club, Student Senate, Annual Broadway-style Musical,
Instrumental Music Lessons,
Middle School Chorus,
National Junior Honor Society,
Odyssey of the Mind,
Student Community Service,

School Notes:

  • Tuition Assistance Available
  • Transportation Available
  • WiFi Networked building with Smart Boards, iPads and Laptops for students
  • Before and Afterschool Childcare available
  • Full and Half Day Preschool classes for 3 and 4 year olds

Profile last updated: 05/28/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Henrietta G Lewis Campus School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Henrietta G Lewis Campus School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Amherst Christian Academy (9.2 miles away)
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