De La Salle High School

Excellence is deeply embedded within De La Salle.  We strive to help our students reach their greatest potential by enriching their cultural, intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual development.
Put simply, we educate the whole person and not just the mind.
Learning happens with every interaction - not only inside the classroom but also outside in the hallways, in our shared spaces, and on the athletic field.
Our ultimate goal is to create good men who understand the value of strong relationships, are comfortable with their emotions, have a deep-seated sense of social responsibility, and can lead with confidence, fairness, and empathy.
Our academic programs are practical, comprehensive, challenging, diverse, and rooted in the liberal arts.
We offer more AP classes than any other school in our area, and our courses are specifically designed to equip graduates with the skills they need to deal with the rigors of even the most selective universities.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,029 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • Noah Wilson to Attend Boys & Girls State California Conference - 03/19/2024
    De La Salle High School junior Noah Wilson has been chosen to participate in this summer's American Legion California Boys & Girls State Program (formerly Boys State).
  • Multiple De La Salle Sophomores Awarded at Contra Costa Science & Engineering Fair - 03/15/2024
    Five De La Salle AP Biology sophomores won awards at this year's Contra Costa Science and Engineering Fair held March 7-9 at Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, CA. The students ...morewere Johnny Cumbelich, Sebastian Doyle, Evan Kamena, Shay Kashif, and Clyde Ramos. hide
  • De La Salle Students Donate More than 2,500 Food Items to Local Food Banks - 03/07/2024
    Three De La Salle English classes have collected a record number of food donations as part of a five-week freshman service learning project about hunger and food insecurity. Now in ...moreits second year, the project collected so much food that the Saint Mary's College (SMC) Gael Pantry could not accept all of it. hide
  • 50 De La Salle Seniors Awarded Life Membership with California Scholarship Federation - 02/28/2024
    De La Salle today announced that 50 students from the Class of 2024 have received Sealbearer status at graduation with the California Scholarship Federation (CSF). These students will receive a ...morecertificate, as well as a pin to wear on their lapel at the ceremony and their name in this year's graduation program. hide
  • De La Salle Recognizes Eight More Student-Athletes at February Signing Day - 02/07/2024
    On Wednesday, February 7, the De La Salle Athletics Department celebrated six additional student-athletes who have announced their college commitments for the 2023-24 school year. The announcement included two golfers, ...moretwo lacrosse players, two football players, one soccer player, and one baseball player. hide
  • Two De La Salle Students Selected for California State Thespian Festival’s Opening Number - 01/31/2024
    De La Salle junior Logan Whitmore and sophomore Derrick Bajada have been selected to perform in the Opening Number of the California State Thespian Festival in Upland, California, this April. ...moreOver 1,200 students are expected to attend the festival this year and hundreds of students auditioned for the opportunity to be part of the Opening Number and Festival Finale. hide
  • Over Half of De La Salle’s Student Body Make Honor Roll for Semester 1 - 01/24/2024
    Congratulations to the 526 De La Salle students who made the Honor Roll for Semester 1 of the 2023-24 school year. Combined these students represent 51% of De La Salle's ...moreentire student body. In total, 356 students earned High Honors for achieving a 3.75 grade-point average or higher. There were an additional 170 students who earned a 3.50-3.75 GPA for Honors academic status. Help us congratulate these students on their Honor Roll recognition. hide
  • 5 De La Salle Student-Athletes Commit to Colleges Across California on First Signing Day of the Year - 11/08/2023
    On Wednesday, November 8, the De La Salle Athletics Department celebrated five student-athletes who announced their college commitments for the 2024-25 school year. The first roster of the year includes ...moretwo baseball players who were instrumental in De La Salle's sixth straight NCS Championship, as well as back-to-back CIF NorCal championship wins in 2022 and 2023. Similarly, NLIs have also gone to two golfers who were part of the Spartan CIF State Championship teams during the past two seasons. The list is rounded out by a water polo player who helped De La Salle's team capture its third straight EBAL Championship and advance to the NCS Open Division Water Polo Championship game this past season for the third consecutive year. hide
  • 8 De La Salle Students Receive Commendation from National Merit Scholarship Program - 09/27/2023
    Concord, Calif. De La Salle today announced that Matthew Baur, Dean Dyrmishi, Franklin Enkhmandakh, Adam Mazolewski, Jack Mechelke, Stephen Mulcahy, Jacob Nuti, and Jack Williams have all been named Commended ...moreStudents in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. hide
  • De La Salle Doubles the Number of Students Recognized by the College Board National Recognition Programs - 09/25/2023
    Concord, Calif. De La Salle is pleased to announce that 15 students have been awarded Academic Honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs for their achievements in the classroom ...moreand on College Board assessments. This year's roster of seniors is more than double the number announced in 2022 and is the most the school has had since the National Recognition Programs began. It is a testament to the hard work and effort applied by the 2023 recipients. hide
  • De La Salle Reveals Legendary Inductee List for Class of 2023 Athletic Hall of Fame - 08/16/2023
    Concord, Calif., (August 16, 2023) - De La Salle High School today announced that it has named record-breaking football coach, Bob Ladouceur, as well as his former defensive coach, Terry ...moreEidson, as part of its De La Salle Athletic Hall of Fame for the class of 2023. The two veteran coaches and former De La Salle educators join four talented Spartan alumni and two De La Salle sports teams. hide
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Top Rankings

De La Salle High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
1,029 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
De La Salle High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
83 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
42 courses
List of Courses Offered

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • De La Salle High School provides a Catholic, Lasallian education rooted in a liberal arts tradition which prepares young people for college and life. The school seeks to educate students spiritually, academically, physically, and socially through the promotion of a vital faith life, sponsorship of strong academic programs as well as a wide range of student activities, and the witness of a concerned and dedicated faculty, administration, and staff.
  • De La Salle High School recognizes and promotes the dignity of each student by providing an environment that is moral, caring, and joyful. Within such a setting, the school seeks to challenge its students to serve others, especially the poor, and to deepen a sense of responsibility for humanity's future.
  • De La Salle High School seeks to serve qualified students with varied academic needs and diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds and does so in partnership with parents and all those who are committed to living the Lasallian heritage.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is De La Salle High School's ranking?
De La Salle High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body and Most AP courses offered.
When is the application deadline for De La Salle High School?
The application deadline for De La Salle High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
My son is now a sophomore at De La Salle, and he finds rigor as well as enjoyment in his classes. The positive environment has allowed him to make connections with teachers and students alike. He enjoys being part of the theater program and has made many friends. As a Catholic parent, I appreciate the opportunities for my son to grow in his faith through his religion classes and through the experiences that Campus Ministry provides (masses at school, retreats, reconciliation, etc.). I know that in this safe, nurturing environment that De La Salle provides, my son is allowed to grow spiritually and academically with full support from his teachers and counselors along the way. I have no doubt that we made the right choice in sending him to De La Salle.
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I transferred my son to De La Salle halfway through his freshman year after a difficult start at his public high school, and it is one of the best parenting decisions my husband and I have made to date. Even though he entered the school knowing only a couple of other students, he is thriving socially and seems very happy. We have also seen an improvement in his grades despite a tougher curriculum. We attribute his academic progress to attentive and supportive teachers (they offer extra help after school and during lunch breaks), as well as De La Salle's phenomenal Learning Center. So far, we couldn't be happier with how he is doing, and we are looking forward to seeing him continue to grow.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,029 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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