La Salle Academy Viewbook 2023-2024

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Viewbook 2023 - 2024



Presidential Welcome

Student Body President Manuel Ramirez

I am honored to have been granted the opportunity to be a representative of such a fine group of young men and to provide you with insight on our phenomenal institution

Since 1848, La Salle Academy has provided a quality education to students from a multitude of backgrounds La Salle provides students with the values that will set them up for success in each and every aspect of their lives. Students are given the opportunities to flourish in many areas as we offer challenging and rewarding academics and a variety of extracurricular activities. There is always something that will spark your interest here at La Salle

Our school is a tight-knit community Considering the relationships students build with their teachers and peers, you can truly call La Salle your home away from home.

We hope that you join us here at La Salle Academy!

La Salle Academy President Dr. Thomas Fitzmaurice

Welcome to La Salle Academy. Since 1848 when our school was established on Canal Street, the Brothers of the Christian Schools have partnered with families across the New York City area to provide a superior Catholic education for their sons As a fixture here in the East Village for 175 years, La Salle Academy is known for its academic and athletic excellence. As a Catholic school founded on the principles of St John Baptist De La Salle and rooted in the Gospel values of Jesus Christ, a La Salle student is prepared to seek and follow the path in life that God has chosen for him. This highest of standards has stood the test of time and will continue to serve the young men of La Salle, preparing them to succeed in college, in the workplace, and by following in Jesus’ footsteps, in service to others

Please visit our website to get to know our school, its students, and its academic, athletic, and extracurricular offerings Reach out to our

Admissions Office to learn more and to arrange a visit to the school on East Sixth Street We look forward to meeting you and helping you get to know La Salle Live Jesus in our Hearts Forever!

Steps to Apply

August 21 - October 26: Register at TACHSinfo com

AFTER October 26: Contact the Admissions Office at Admissions@LaSalleAcademy org

*Transfer students are omitted from this step

2022-2023 Final Report Card

2023-2024 Current Report Card

Attached to the Online Application

Attached to the Online Application

Written from a Teacher, Guidance Counselor, or Principal

Attached to the Online Application

18 18 57% Catholic 41% Public 2% Charter LSA Facts 1848 1848 18% Brooklyn 11% Bronx 11% Queens 3% Other 57% Manhattan Student Body Geography Average Class Size Previous type of School attended by Freshmen 77% Catholic 23% Non Catholic Student Body Faith Founding Year Number of Service Hours Students Complete 80+ 80+ 22 22 Faculty Average Years of Teaching Experience
Theology 4 Credits English 4 Credits Math 4 Credits Science 3 Credits Social Studies 4 Credits Foreign Language 2 Credits 9 Religion 1 English 1 Algebra Biology Global Studies 1 10 Religion 2 English 2 Geometry Chemistry Global Studies 2 Spanish 1 Latin 1 11 Religion 3 English 3 Algebra 2 Algebra 2/Trig Earth Science Physics American History AP American History Spanish 2 12 Christian Philosophy World Religions Social Justice World Literature AP English Trigonometry Pre-Calculus AP Calculus Earth Science Environmental Science Physics Sociology Gov/Eco AP Government AP Spanish ACADE
MICS Health .5 Credit Fine Arts 1 Credit Physical Education 2 Credits Electives 2 Credits Health P E Microsoft Office Intro Art Intro Music P E Writing Skills Advanced Music Band Graphic Art Studio Art P.E. Career Wise Computer SAT Prep Advanced Music Ceramics Drama Graphic Art Music Theory Photography Studio Art P.E. Coding Computer Creative Writing Finance Journalism Leadership Microsoft 2


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C L U B S & A C T I V I T I E S

Clubs encourage student growth and learning outside the classroom. While we offer a diverse range of extracurricular activities, students can also initiate the formation of new clubs at La Salle.

Our hearts are guided by our faith. La Salle is faithful to the teachings of the Gospel and of the Catholic Church. We are inspired by our school’s patron, Saint John Baptist de La Salle, and we are committed to cultivating the faith of all La Salle Academy students.

Integral to the mission of the Office of Campus Ministry is community service. All of our students are required to complete 80 hours of service prior to graduation.


Jason Snipe '99 CEO, Odyssey Capital Advisors CNBC Contributor

I attended La Salle Academy for the structure, quality of the education, and the Christian values. The discipline that I learned at La Salle is what prepared me for my career. The exposure to different social networks allowed me to develop my emotional intelligence and communication skills.

Jubert Paul Ong '02 Director of Operations, MedElite President, JCI Philippine-New York

La Salle Academy played a significant role in preparing me for my career. La Salle's academic rigor provided me with a strong foundation of critical thinking skills that have been invaluable in my professional endeavors. The community at La Salle fostered a sense of confidence and resilience, allowing me to navigate challenges with determination.

Salvatore LaRocca '82 President, Global Partnerships, NBA International Licensing Hall of Fame

As an alumnus and proud Cardinal, I can confidently share that my four years at La Salle were the best of my life. La Salle Academy provided structure, guidance, and instilled a discipline leading me through college and my professional career. La Salle also provided a brotherhood and lifelong friends.

At La Salle Academy, we recognize the importance of world-class academics when it comes to helping our students succeed. Our graduates consistently gain acceptance into prestigious colleges and universities, with 99% of them continuing their education. Whatever your son's interests, our skilled college advising team can support him in achieving his ambitions.

Through college fairs, university visits, and one on one counseling, our students feel support every step of the way while discovering their postsecondary options.

The Class of 2023 earned more than $14 million in college scholarships.


2020 - 2023

INVEST IN HIS FUTURE College & University

American University

Babson College

Cornell University

Fairfield University

Fashion Institute of Technology

Fordham University

Howard University

Iowa State University

Ithaca College

Johnson & Wales University

Manhattan College

New York University

Pace University

Pennsylvania State University

Purdue University

Quinnipiac University

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rutgers University

St John's University

Stanford University

SUNY Stony Brook University

Syracuse University

Temple University

University at Buffalo

University of Pittsburgh

University of Rochester

University of Washington

Villanova University

Virginia Tech

And Many More



Available October - May, this popular program allows incoming freshmen and transfer students to experience a day in the life of a La Salle student. Future Cardinals will attend classes, meet teachers, and receive guidance from La Salle Ambassadors.


Available all year round, families are welcome to meet with a member of our Admissions Office, tour our school, and learn about our rich history in the East Village.


La Salle Academy is centrally located in the East Village of Manhattan, just blocks away from SoHo and Union Square. La Salle is easily accessible from the 4, 5, 6, N, Q, R, W, F, B, D, L, A, C, E, and NJ PATH trains as well as the M15, M101, M102 and M103 buses. 215East6thStreet


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