Welcome, and thank you for your interest in La Salle Academy, a school rich in history and grounded in the tradition of Catholic education. At La Salle Academy, students demonstrate their talents and abilities academically while excelling in the arts and on athletic fields. The mission of La Salle Academy is to educate young men and women who seek to enrich their lives academically and spiritually. In an atmosphere of diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds, La Salle Academy provides a context for character development, growth in honesty and respect, and responsibility to those in need.
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 Application/Entrance Exam Form
  • Transcript and Teacher Recommendation
Applications should be submitted during the fall of the year preceding actual enrollment. Prospective transfer students’ applications are reviewed in March.  Completed applications and the $50 application fee may be completed online.

For applications received in the Admission Office by the Monday before Thanksgiving, letters confirming receipt of applications will be mailed to the applicants' homes the week of the exam.

Please note that the application form serves also as the registration form for the Entrance Exam.

Admissions Calendar

  • New applications fo the 2019-2020 school year will become available online on September 1, 2018.
  • Open House is October 28, 2018.
  • Application for Admission are available from the La Salle Website. The fee is $50.00.  
  • The Placement Exam is December 1, 2018 at 8:00 am.
  • The Admission Office will request transcripts and teacher recommendations from your current school after the entrance exam date. 
  • Applicants are notified of committee decisions by January 29, 2019. 
  • Prospective Transfer students' applications are reviewed in March.
  • Decision replies and tuition deposits are due from all accepted applicants by the last Friday in February.

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  • School Transcripts and Teacher Recommendations

    The Admission Office will request transcripts and teacher recommendations from your current school after the entrance exam date. A parental release for this purpose is included on the application.  Additional letters of recommendation are not required but are accepted.
  • Placement Examination

    MAKE UP EXAM - Walk-ins Accepted

    Students applying to the 9th and 10th grades are required to take the High School Placement Test, or HSPTwww.ivywest.com/hsptinfo.htm. In addition, prospective students will be required to write an essay at the time of the exam. Applicants whose first choice of secondary school is La Salle Academy are strongly encouraged to take the placement exam at La Salle Academy.

    Please note that the application form serves also as the registration form for the Placement Exam.

    Students applying for 11th grade are required to submit their most recent academic transcripts and standardized test scores.  La Salle Academy does not accept transfer students for the 12th grade. 

    All testers must report for the exam Saturday, December 1 by 8:00 a.m at La Salle Academy.  The exam ends at approximately noon.
    • Use the Academy Avenue entrance next to the Chapel
    • Bring two No. 2 pencils
    • No calculators are allowed
    • No food or drink allowed in the examination room.  The only exception is a bottle of water
  • Notification

    January 29, 2019
    Prospective students who complete all required materials by January 15, 2019, will be among those considered for the first pool of applicants, and will be notified of committee decisions by January 29, 2019. After that date, admission is conducted on a space-available basis.
     
    Prospective transfer students' applications will be reviewed in March.

    A decision reply and tuition deposit are required by the last Friday in February (or a date to be announced). Tuition deposits are non-refundable.

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