Applying to La Salle Academy

Congratulations on taking the first step toward getting a quality high school education – and that step is applying to La Salle Academy.

Visit Our Campus
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 Mr. George Aldrich at or call 402-351-7750 ext 123 to schedule a private tour.  Private tours are offered Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Submit Your Application
Submit your a
pplication online and select the correct enrollment year and entering grade. There is a $50 application fee.  Once the application is processed, you will receive an email with next steps.  Click on the Applying to La Salle button above to begin.  

Applications for the 2022-23 school year are still being accepted.  Applicants interested in applying for the 2023-24 school year should submit their application this September.

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

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Placement Examination

    Students applying to enter 9th-grade are required to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT). The HSPT is offered in December.  In addition, prospective students must write an essay at the time of the exam. Applicants whose first choice is La Salle Academy are strongly encouraged to take the placement exam at La Salle. Students applying for transfer into 10th or 11th grade are not required to take the Placement Exam. 

    • Use the Academy Avenue entrance next to the chapel
    • Bring two No. 2 pencils
    • No calculators allowed
    • No food/drink allowed in the exam room (besides a bottle of water)
  • Decisions

    9th Grade - High School Decisions:  January 28, 2022
    Prospective students who complete all required materials by January 14, 2022, will be considered in the first pool of applicants and will be notified of committee decisions by January 28, 2022.

    After that date, admission is conducted on a space-available basis.
    Prospective transfer students' applications will be reviewed in February.

    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.

List of 3 members.

  • Photo of George Aldrich

    George Aldrich 

    Director of Admissions
    401.351.7750 ext. 123
  • Photo of Brian Ciccone

    Brian Ciccone 

    Director of Marketing and Communications
    401.351.7750 ext. 165
  • Photo of Ashley DeSimone

    Ashley DeSimone 

    Admissions Secretary
    401.351.7750 ext. 122
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