La Salle Institute

174 Williams Rd,
Troy, NY, 12180-0121
     Tel: (518)283-2500
Grades: 6 - 12 | 459 students
La Salle Institute is a Catholic school, established in 1850 in Troy, New York, by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, serving young men in grades six through twelve.
The mission of La Salle is to educate its students in a loving, caring, supportive environment to inspire them to become moral, responsible, and productive members of their communities with a commitment to truth, honor, and duty.
La Salle accomplishes this through excellence in teaching by a dedicated staff and through imparting Christian values in the tradition of our Founder, St. John Baptist de la Salle.
This responsibility is shared by all members of the Lasallian community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 459 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 9%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade La Salle Institute Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Emma Willard School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sacred Heart School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sacred Heart School (1.3 miles away)
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  • TroySacred Heart School
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    308 Spring Avenue
    TroyNY12180
    (518)274-3655
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    1.3 mi | 154 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • TroyEmma Willard School
    All-girls
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY12180
    (518)833-1302
    All-girls
    1.5 mi | 331 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • TroySusan Odell Taylor School For Children
    116 Pinewoods Ave
    TroyNY12180
    (518)274-4994
    1.8 mi | 50 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WynantskillSt. Jude The Apostle School
      (Roman Catholic)
    42 Dana Ave
    WynantskillNY12198
    (518)283-0333
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.7 mi | 173 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WynantskillVanderheyden Hall
    Po Box 219
    WynantskillNY12198
    (518)283-6500
    2.7 mi | 69 students | Gr. 7-12                      

School Reviews

Recommended
3 months ago
La Salle Institute is unlike any other school I have ever dealt with. The teachers and administration are second to none. My son went to La Salle 6 years ago, he still talks of the profound impact La Salle had on him. He originally was struggling at a public school in. I knew it was time for a change, so I looked at other schools such as Christian Brother Academy, Doane Stuart, and the Albany Academies, but none could compare to La Salle. Not only did he bring his grades and blossom academically, he also blossomed socially. He also took part in football as an extra curricular activity. Football was also a great experience for him, it gave him so much confidence and made him so happy. He met many friends through the football program and La Salle itself that he still has today. Overall, it was a great journey for my son. I would without a doubt recommend La Salle to any parents in the Capital District for their children. It did wonders for my son.
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