Dela Salle Education Center

DeLaSalle Education Center, founded in 1971, was the first fully accredited private alternative school in the Kansas City area, and is now the region's only private secular alternative school system educating nearly 350 urban youth daily at three schools.
We envision a community in which every young person achieves a quality education that fosters and stimulates their true potential.
I believe DeLaSalle Education Center is one of the chanciest organizations in Kansas City.
Chancy because it offers students a chance to start over where other schools have given up.
Chancy because it allows students a chance to learn in a caring and safe environment.
Chancy because it gives the students a chance to go outside its doors and learn real world lessons in area businesses, Chancy because it provides teenage parents a chance to learn parenting and literacy skills.
And chancy because if it were not for DeLaSalle, many young people would not have the chance to continue their education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 6-10
  • Enrollment: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Dela Salle Education Center ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-10

Student Body

Total Students
27 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
85%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
Dela Salle Education Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • DeLaSalle Education Center, founded in 1971, was the first fully accredited private alternative school in the Kansas City area, and is now the region's only private secular alternative school system educating nearly 350 urban youth daily at three schools. We envision a community in which every young person achieves a quality education that fosters and stimulates their true potential. I believe DeLaSalle Education Center is one of the chanciest organizations in Kansas City. Chancy because it offers students a chance to start over where other schools have given up. Chancy because it allows students a chance to learn in a caring and safe environment. Chancy because it gives the students a chance to go outside its doors and learn real world lessons in area businesses, Chancy because it provides teenage parents a chance to learn parenting and literacy skills. And chancy because if it were not for DeLaSalle, many young people would not have the chance to continue their education.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Dela Salle Education Center?
The application deadline for Dela Salle Education Center is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Dela Salle Education Center located?
Dela Salle Education Center is located in the Squier Park neighborhood of Kansas City, MO.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 6-10
  • Enrollment: 27 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Kansas City, MO is $9,980 for elementary schools and $12,026 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kansas City, MO is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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