De La Salle Institute

  • De La Salle Institute has a rich tradition of integrating academic excellence with faith and service that is second to none.
  • De La Salle is a great place to teach and work, which is quite evident from the outstanding number of excellent faculty members who have returned to serve in a variety of positions.
  • We believe in creating and maintaining a safe climate, a caring atmosphere and an environment that is conducive to excellent teaching and learning throughout our school.
  • As we continue to prepare our students for their college and university academic programs, we are confident that our co-curricular and extracurricular programs provide an important part in developing students with a well-rounded education.
  • We believe that we teach more than just academics. It is our responsibility to help form character and teach values.
  • Our entire faculty and staff at De La Salle believe in the value and dignity of each student.
  • This requires that we provide opportunities for each student to develop to the best of their abilities.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1889
Summer School OfferedYes
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students915 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeDe La Salle Institute Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 2
Admissions DirectorJohn Brogan
Admissions AssociateBob Garrett

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Boxing, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingBoxing,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.39 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
3D Printing Club, Ambassador Club, Art Club, Book Club, Boxing Club, Chemistry Club, Chess Club, Choir Club, City of De La Salle, Creative Writing Club, Culinary Arts Club, Dance Club, Drone Club, Environmental Club, ESTEEM Club, Fashion Club, Fitness Club, French Club, French N.H.S., Gaming/Gadgets/Comic Book Club, Girls Who Code, Guitar Club, Investment Club, Lasallian Youth, Mandarin Club, Math Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, National Honors Society, Peer Ministry, R.E.A.C.H. Club, Robotics Club, S.A.D.D., Spanish Club, Spanish N.H.S., Theater Club, UAV Club, Victory Newspaper, Yearbook
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