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.

90%

of DLSA students are first-generation Americans.

94%

of DLSA students are African American, Hispanic/Latinx, or Asian American.

44%

of DLSA students come from families with incomes of $50,000 or less.

100%

of DLSA students receive financial aid.

98%

of DLSA alumni attend college.

93%

of DLSA alumni graduate from college in four years.

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THANK YOU FOR
YOUR SUPPORT!

We are pleased to share with you DLSA's first Annual Report! We are grateful for the generosity of so many in our community last year

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Where are they

headed?

See a list of high schools our Class of 2022 graduates are currently attending.

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VIDEO:

The De La Salle

Difference

If you had to describe De La Salle Academy in one word, what would it be?

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DLSA

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DLSA is the only independent school in NYC for academically talented, economically less advantaged students.

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DLSA COVID-19 
Safety Protocols

 

Read more about our COVID-19 alert levels and precautions. 

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DLSA

Blog

Read the latest community letters, updates, alumni spotlights, and school stories posted to our blog!