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Learn More About De La Salle High School
De La Salle High School is the only private, Catholic 8-12 high school in New Orleans offering a co-educational environment. Located at 5300 Saint Charles Avenue, De La Salle celebrates a legacy of Lasallian education since 1949. Today, De La Salle is a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative Catholic School preparing young people for college, career and life in a global community.
De La Salle’s motto is “Lead On.” To that end, we are LEADING-
The essence of the De La Salle experience is rooted in our Lasallian Core Principles:
- Faith in the presence of God,
- Quality Education,
- Respect for all persons,
- Inclusive Community,
- Concern for the poor and social justice.
In the De La Salle classroom, one will find dynamic, highly qualified teachers who inspire young minds to develop. From eighth through twelfth grade, our faculty presents a comprehensive academic program that challenges students to reach their full potential. Our curriculum is an intensive approach to learning and incorporates active student participation. We are structured to foster the transformative power of personal relationships while meeting the needs and abilities of students.
De La Salle’s athletic program is a natural extension of the Lasallian emphasis on educating the whole student. Coaches strive to maximize a student-athlete’s potential in mind, body and spirit within the context of athletic competition. De La Salle offers dynamic athletic programs for boys and girls. Cross Country, Football, Volleyball, Swimming, Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, Baseball, Golf, Tennis, Wrestling, and Softball are among the athletic options provided at De La Salle.
In the Arts:
From music to literature, visual arts and languages, De La Salle offers many programs to round out the student experience. Art Club, Band, Digital Arts and Technology, English Honor Society, French Club/French Honor Society, Literary Magazine, Quill and Scroll, Science National Honor Society, Shakespeare Club, Spanish Club/Spanish Honor Society, and String Orchestra are among the opportunities that offer students the experiences to explore their creativity.
Students at De La Salle experience a very personalized academic career. We structure our school on the transformative power of personal relationships. The needs and abilities of our students are at the center of all that we do.
De La Salle offers dual enrollment courses with LSU and UNO; six advanced placement courses; an annual International Day; global educational opportunities; seven honor societies; and continues to explore adding new course opportunities like this year’s ACT Test Prep course, Robotics course, and Business Communications course.
98% of De La Salle graduates pursue a four-year, post-secondary option. One in three eligible students is enrolled in an advanced placement or dual enrollment class and 14 De La Salle students qualified for State Rally, with two first-place finishes, one second-place and two third-place finishes.
The De La Salle high school experience truly is a celebration of coeducational, collaborative 21st century learning anchored in gospel values. Come see why De La Salle is The Right Fit!! We invite you to visit our open house Tuesday, November 7th from 4-7 p.m. or schedule a personal tour.
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