La Salle Academy

Founded in 1848 by the Brothers of Christian Schools, La Salle Acadmey is a college-preparatory Catholic High School for young men located in Manhattan's East Village.
At La Salle Academy, we guide students to experience social, emotional, and spirtual growth.
We guide our students as they become young men respectful of social diversity and intellectual honesty.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,200
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School News

  • Cardinal Q&A - 07/01/2023
    Learn more about a student, family, faculty, or alumnus` experience with La Salle Academy.

Top Rankings

La Salle Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
232 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
La Salle Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Calculus, English, Government, Spanish, US History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Admissions Director
Anthony Chin



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Art Magazine, Asian American Club, Billiards Club, Cardinal Student Ambassadors, Chess Club, Debate Team, Lasallian Youth (Campus Ministry), National Honor Society, Photography Club, Spanish Club, Student Council, The Cardinal Newspaper, The Green Team, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Music Appreciation Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fitness Club, Handball, Intramural basketball, Intramural Volleyball

School Notes

  • The mission of La Salle Academy is to educate young men of diverse cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds with special outreach to those most in need. We provide a nurturing environment, which fosters spiritual, moral, intellectual, emotional and physical growth in the Catholic tradition and the Lasallian spirit, as embodied in St. John Baptist de La Salle. We create experiences of community within the school and encourage each student to develop his gifts and talents for his own growth, as well as to engage in the caring service of others.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • John Candelaria '72 - Retired Major League Baseball Pitcher
    • Bakary Soumare '05 - Retired Professional Soccer Player
    • God Shammgod '95 - Basketball Coach and Former Professional Player
    • Jose Ferrer '26 - Oscar for Best Actor in a Motion Picture
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does La Salle Academy cost?
La Salle Academy's tuition is approximately $13,200 for private students.
Who are famous alumni from La Salle Academy?
La Salle Academy famous alumni include: John Candelaria '72, Bakary Soumare '05, God Shammgod '95 and Jose Ferrer '26.
Does La Salle Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, La Salle Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does La Salle Academy offer?
La Salle Academy offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball and Winter Track.
What is La Salle Academy's ranking?
La Salle Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for La Salle Academy?
The application deadline for La Salle Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

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Memorial Day (School Closed)
May 27, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 232 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,200
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $42,412 for elementary schools and $47,539 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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