Apply to La Salle Academy and De La Salle Middle School

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  • Congratulations, you are taking the first step on your La Salle journey!

    Welcome to La Salle Academy and De La Salle Middle School Admissions.  
    Applying is just the start of an amazing adventure and our team is here to help you.

Applications and Visiting La Salle

Submit your application online in the fall of the year before enrollment, and be careful to select the correct enrollment year. There is a $50 application fee.

The best way to learn about La Salle Academy is to visit our beautiful, state of the art campus and meet some of our faculty, staff and students. Please email Mrs. Marilyn Santomaro at or call 401-351-7750 ext 122 to schedule a private tour.  Private tours are offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm.


If you're interested in immediately transferring to La Salle Academy, submit an application and then email so we know to expedite the process. Other than immediate transfers, we review transfer applications each February.

If you're seeking a 12th-grade transfer, please contact the admissions office directly for specific application instructions.

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  • Schedule a Ram-4-A-Day Shadow Experience

    New Shadow Days are now available.  Please complete the following form and we will confirm your upcoming visit the week before your date.

    Complete this form for High School Shadow opportunities only.  If your child is interested in shadowing a Middle School student, please contact  You will receive a confirmation email with details of dress code and more one week prior to the date you select below.  
    You must register at least 3 business days prior to the selected date of shadow.  
    Your child must arrive no later than 8:00 AM on the day of his or her shadow to participate otherwise we reserve the right to reschedule as we cannot allow a student to interrupt morning procedures.
    If you know your child is unable to attend on the selected date, please contact to reschedule.

    Click here to register
  • Schedule a Private Tour

    Join us for a private tour.  Call the Admissions Office to schedule a time to come in and meet with one of our Admissions Counselors.  
    401-351-7750 Ext 122
  • School Transcripts and Teacher Recommendations

    We are looking for qualified, enthusiastic, and creative students who are committed to their education and excited about being a part of our La Salle community. We use the following to assess a student’s qualification for acceptance:
    • Standardized Testing (HSPT)
    • Completed Admissions Application Form
    • Transcript and Teacher Recommendation
    The admissions office will work with you to request transcripts and teacher recommendations from your current school after your application is submitted. A parental release is included in the application.  Additional letters of recommendation are not required but are accepted.
  • Faculty and Staff Contacts

    We hope you will continue to stay in communication with us if you have any questions.  While most questions can be answered by our Admissions Office, if you are inclined to reach out to our faculty, staff or coaches use the resources below.  

    Faculty, Counselors and other Academic Staff
    La Salle Varsity Coaches
  • Transportation Options

    La Salle Academy offers free and private bussing from many cities and towns throughout Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts.  Carpool options are also available.  Click here for more information.
  • Decisions

    2024-2025 Decisions
    Freshmen applicants who complete all required materials by January 6, 2024, will be considered in the first pool of applicants
    and will be notified of committee decisions by January 26, 2024. After that date, admission is conducted on a space-available basis.
    Sophomore and junior transfer applications will be reviewed in February.

    De La Salle Middle School decisions are made on a rolling basis.
    A decision reply and tuition deposit are required three weeks from the decision date. All deposits will go toward a student's tuition. Tuition deposits are non-refundable.

Our Admissions Team

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    George Aldrich 

    Director of Admissions
    401.351.7750 ext. 123
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    Tarra Dayton 

    DLS Admissions Counselor, Teacher
  • Photo of Marilyn Santomaro

    Marilyn Santomaro 94

    Admissions Administrative Assistant
    401.351.7750 ext. 122
La Salle Academy is a high school rich in history and grounded in the person and teachings of Jesus and the Catholic faith, which are core to the school's life and culture. The De La Salle Middle School provides a strong holistic foundation for students to transition into high school. The high school and middle school provide students of diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds, a community to foster growth in the tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle’s ideals of faith, service, and community.