La Salle Academy is one of the oldest Catholic high schools in Manhattan, educating young men in the Lasallian tradition for 170 years. Accredited by the Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, La Salle is rich in tradition and service, and offers a host of innovative programming that provides the rigorous academic curriculum needed to advance its students to America’s finest colleges and universities.
• LA SALLE WORKS is the school’s internship program that drives upperclassmen into real-world work environments.
• LA SALLE IN THE CITY is an action-based learning program that uses sites around New York City—and beyond—as the classroom.
• LA SALLE READS is an intense, incentivized summer reading program that encourages students to keep their minds sharp during summer break and throughout the year.
• LA SALLE @ 2:30 features 30-plus extracurricular after-school activities, including the La Salle Academy Band, Chess Club, Debate Club and Intramural Sports.
• Digital Learning includes an online virtual library, state-of-the-art science lab, smartboards in every classroom and a tablet for every student.
• Athletics has a rich history and numerous city championships, including trophies for varsity basketball, varsity and JV baseball and JV bowling this year alone. Other offerings include handball, soccer and track and field.
• Service encourages spiritual growth and participation in the sacramental life of the Catholic Church through liturgy, community service and education. Opportunities are coordinated by the school’s Office of Campus Ministry.
• University Partnerships include La Salle’s multi-pronged STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) initiatives with The Cooper Union and dual-credit offerings through La Salle University and Manhattan College.
• Scholarships and Financial Aid – The school considers all prospective students, regardless of their family financial situations. There are many tuition assistance options, and of the leading Catholic high schools in New York City, La Salle is among the most affordable.
In 2017, La Salle welcomed its second wait-list freshman class for the first time in decades. The school boasts a 99 percent college acceptance rate, 97 percent graduation rate and, on average, La Salle graduates received approximately $200,000 in college scholarships this year.
Join La Salle and see firsthand why the school sets the standard for access and opportunity at an annual open house on Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more details, visit www.lasalleacademy.org or call the school’s director of admissions, Anthony Chin, at (212) 475-8940, ext. 240.