Salesianum School

1801 N Broom Street
Wilmington, DE 19802-0198
Tel: (302)654-2495
Grades: 9-12 | 1037 students
Salesianum School educates and develops the whole person based on the spirituality of Saint Francis de Sales, whose teaching can be summarized in “Live Jesus.”    

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1903

Student Body

Total Students 1037 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Salesianum School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 23 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Art Portfolio, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Economics, English Language and Composition, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French, German, Human Geography, Latin, Physics B, Physics C, Physics C-Mechanics, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, U.S. Government and Politics, United States History, World History
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Shirt and tie, dress pants, jacket)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Nov. 15 / Mar. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,200
Admissions Director Mr. Mark Winchell '98
Admissions Associate Mrs. Barbara Palena


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

School Notes:

  • Salesianum School educates and develops the whole person based on the spirituality of Saint Francis de Sales, whose teaching can be summarized in “Live Jesus.”      As an independent Catholic secondary school founded by the Oblates of Saint Francis de Sales in 1903, Salesianum challenges young men through dynamic college preparatory and extracurricular programs to live as Salesian Gentlemen devoted to faith, community, and service.  

Profile last updated: 07/20/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Wilmington Friends School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sharon Temple Adventist Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wilmington Friends School (0.5 miles away)
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Our son is about to graduate from this outstanding school. He has been prepared both mentally and spiritually for the rigors of a widely respected University. This private all-male High School remains a beacon in academia as it prepares the entire young man, mentally as well as spiritually for the challenges of a new America.
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