Something transformative is happening in the heart of Manhattan.
De La Salle Academy is the only private, independent school in New York City for academically talented, economically less advantaged boys and girls in grades six through eight. We are a diverse community comprised of over 160 students commuting from neighborhoods all over the Metropolitan area, including 40% from the Bronx, 35% from Queens and 11% from Brooklyn. Upon graduation, our students are well-equipped to become the leaders of tomorrow. We have transformed the lives of more than 1,700 academically talented alumni and have built the foundation for a lifetime of continuous learning.
of DLSA students are first-generation Americans.
of DLSA students are African American, Latino American or Asian American.
of DLSA students come from families with incomes of $50,000 or less.
of DLSA students receive financial aid.
of DLSA alumni attend college.
of DLSA alumni graduate from college in four years.