Freshman Transition Program
La Salle Academy recognizes the hidden potential in some of its students through the Freshman Transition Program. The mission of this program is to develop the academic and personal potential of ninth grade students whose prior academic records indicate basic skill deficiencies.
The program provides a safe, caring, and responsive environment designed to help students achieve the academic, personal, and social changes necessary for success.
The program strives to provide for individual needs through the use of modified curricular design; develop students’ study skills with emphasis on learning how to learn; deal with the basic concepts in each subject area in a disciplined, structured way; provide opportunities to apply content and processes to real life situations; carefully monitor the academic and social progress of each student.
Upon successful completion of all assessments in the Transition Program, recommendations are made for placement in sophomore classes. It is the expectation of the program that each student attain a level of knowledge and skill that will allow t