De La Salle High School

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Basic Information

Address: 5300 Saint Charles Avenue, New Orleans , LA 70115
Phone Number: (504) 895-5717
Fax Number: (504) 895-1300

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Additional Information

School Type: Private, Catholic, co-educational Christian Brothers School
Ages/Grades: Grades 8 - 12
Diocese: Archdiocese of New Orleans
School Setting:

University section of New Orleans on the historic Saint Charles Avenue streetcar line

School Size: 550 students
Classroom Size: average of 25
Student/Teacher Ratio: 12/1


Financial Aid:

De La Salle offers both need based and merit scholarships which are available after acceptance and testing

Percentage of Graduating Class: 100%
Support Services:

four guidance counselors, including a college counselor

After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

There are 4 computer labs: keyboarding class, computer literacy class, a writing/research lab in the library which all classes may access, and a yearbook lab. The library also has some computers which students may access before and after school and at lunch

School Championships:

In academic competition, the Academic Games team took many awards in the National Tournament, including team wins in Senior Division in Equations (3 rd ), On-Sets (2 nd ), Overall Team Sweeps (3 rd ). Two seniors placed 2 nd and 6 th in Individual Overall Sweepstakes.

The Chess team took the State Championship in the top-rated Open Division for the second consecutive year.

In the District Literary Rally, seven students placed first in their areas, qualifying for State competition.

The yearbook received an overall "Excellent" rating from SIPA (Southern Interscholastic Press Association).
In the athletic year, there were both individual and team successes: One runner placed 2 nd in District in Cross Country, one swimmer placed 1 st in the State in two events, the Volleyball team placed 2 nd in District and made it to the quarterfinal round of State playoffs; one wrestler placed 4 th in State, both the boys and girls basketball teams made the State playoffs with the girls making it to the Regional round, the Golf team placed 2 nd in the Regional competition, qualifying for State, the Baseball team made the State playoffs, winning the Bi-District round, the Softball team made the State playoffs, and in Track, nine boys qualified for the Regional competition and the girls took three 1 st place spots in the District in shot, javelin and high jump.

School Clubs:

There are six national honor societies to which qualifying students may be invited to participate: National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta math honor society, Quill & Scroll honorary journalism society, Spanish Honor Society, French Honor Society and the newest, the National English Honor Society for which DLS received the first charter in the state.

Other clubs include Academic Games, Art, Aquarium, Campus Ministry (retreats, altar servers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion), Diplomats, Cavalettes (dance team), Cheerleaders, Chess, French, Junior Engineering Technology Society (J.E.T.S.), Junior Classical League (Latin club), Key Club, Lacrosse, Lasallian Youth, La Troupe DLS (drama), Maroon Legend (yearbook), Shakespeare, Spanish, Speech

Parking Spaces/Availability:

Students park in the neighborhood

Notes/School Information:

De La Salle is accredited by the State of Louisiana 's Department of Education, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and has been recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.

Using the college model of the 4 x 4 block system, students are able to complete the required 32 credits for a De La Salle diploma, earning more than 7 credits above the state's required 24 credits.

De La Salle offers Advanced Placement, Honors and College Preparatory courses.

De La Salle offers monthly liturgies and annual retreats for each grade