De La Salle School

The De La Salle School addresses the educational, developmental, and spiritual needs of young men in grades five through eight at a crucial time in their lives.
As a Catholic scholarship school we cultivate a value based learning environment marked by respect, responsibility, leadership and service.
At the same time The De La Salle School provides quality education grounded in the basic skills of reading, writing, and mathematics.
Christian character development guides each student on his path to manhood.
The curriculum at The De La Salle School meets and surpasses the guidelines established by the Board of Regents of the State of New York.
A small class setting affords each student individual attention and opportunity to succeed.
Competent and caring State certified teachers work with the students.
The De La Salle School is a Catholic scholarship school in the Diocese of Rockville Centre that shares in the Lasallian heritage and exists to provide a quality education for young men from economically disadvantaged situations.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 68 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,750
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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De La Salle School places among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Year Founded
2002

Student Body

Total Students
68 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
De La Salle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khaki pants, golf shirt, dress shoes)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Annual parental share of the tution is $750.
% on Financial Aid
99%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Kathleen Boniello

School Notes

  • Evidence of financial need is part of the application process. The De La Salle School is a Lasallian school..

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 68 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,750
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Nassau County, NY is $21,638 for elementary schools and $23,620 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nassau County, NY is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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