Salesianum School

1801 N Broom Street,
Wilmington, DE, 19802-0198
Tel: (302)654-2495
Grades: 9 - 12 | 971 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

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1903

Student Body

Total Students 971 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Salesianum School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 20 students
Number of AP Courses 21 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Art Portfolio, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, Economics, English Language and Composition, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French, German, 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 None / Rolling
Admissions Director Mr. Mark Winchell \'98
Admissions Associate Mrs. Barbara Palena


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

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: 07/30/2013

Nearby 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 Ursuline Academy (pk-12) (0.6 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wilmington Sharon Temple Adventist Elementary School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    2001 N Washington St
    Wilmington , DE , 19802
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.5  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Wilmington
    Wilmington Friends School
    101 School Road
    Wilmington , DE , 19803
    0.5  mi  |  793  students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • Wilmington
    Ursuline Academy (pk-12)
    (Roman Catholic)
    1106 Pennsylvania Avenue
    Wilmington , DE , 19806
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Wilmington
    St Ann School    
    (Roman Catholic)
    2006 Shallcross Ave
    Wilmington , DE , 19806
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  264  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Wilmington
    Vision Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Pentecostal)
    1930 Hutton St
    Wilmington , DE , 19802
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Pentecostal)
    0.8  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  K

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 01, 2012 - 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. - Posted by Parent

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
Add things up and you'll quickly find the answer- math is crucial both in academics and the real world. By following these strategies and following personal training programs, students can uncover their weaknesses and conquer math.
Why Did You Select That School?
"Because I heard it is a good school." That may well be, but there are some other factors in the private school selection process we need to consider.
Elements of a Successful YouTube Channel
Running a small to medium sized private school? Can't afford marketing staff and expensive marketing programs? Read on.
Request Information
I am a:
Parent   Student  
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Country of citizenship:
Student is:
Male   Female  
In grade:    For entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.


(enter "N/A" if not applicable)

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!