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Welcome from the
Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Dear Prospective Parents and Guardians,


Thank you for your interest in De La Salle Academy! As you learn more about our us, you will discover that our mission guides us in designing a specialized program created for middle school students. We are proud of our long-standing commitment in providing our students equal access to an affordable world-class independent school education and positioning them to be leaders in their high schools, universities, careers, and communities.


Through our advisory programs, homerooms, overnight retreats, class trips, special topic courses,  and  community meetings, DLSA students are empowered  to reach their full potential, recognize their gifts, and solidify their values in an ever-changing world. 


Applications are now closed for the 2024-2025 academic year. De La Salle will be offering spring tours on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 and Thursday, May 23, 2024 to learn more about community and curriculum. Click here to register. This event is for prospective families looking to apply to 6th and 7th grade for Fall 2025. This 40 minute tour will give you a chance to explore our school, meet current students' families and staff. At the end of the tour you will have an opportunity to speak directly with the Director of Admissions about preparing your application for the upcoming year.  


We look forward to connecting with you throughout the admission process. Please feel free to email me at with any questions or concerns you may have throughout the process. 


All the best,


Vinesha Phillip-Civil

Director of Admissions and Recruitment

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De La Salle Academy is a proud member of the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY). Founded in 1965, ISAAGNY aims to ensure orderly, professional, and equitable admissions processes at member schools: we do so by observing a shared admissions timeline, engaging in professional development to hone our collective craft, exchanging resources and best practices, and more. The resulting spirit of cooperation serves schools, families, and nearly 30,000 students across greater New York.

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