Founded in 1850 in South Troy by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, La Salle Institute is an independent, Catholic, college preparatory school.

Affiliation with and support from:
De La Salle Christian Brothers


  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
  • Twice selected as a National School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Department of Army designation as JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction
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  • 541

    Student Enrollment
  • 169

    Middle School Enrollment
  • 372

    High School Enrollment
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  • 14:1

    Student/Teacher ratio
  • 39

    Full-time Faculty
  • 3

    Full time college counseling and guidance counselors
  • 1

    Full time Social Worker

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  • Advanced Placement and College Coursework

    14 AP courses offered across curriculum with 9 college in high school offerings for college credit. Access to our Cadets in College Program allows students to enroll in a variety of courses.
  • 100% College Acceptance Rate

    Over the last 3 years, La Salle graduates have received offers of admission to over 377 colleges, universities and prep schools, earning 1000 scholarships totaling $83 million over four years. 
    The class of 2023, alone, were accepted to 377 colleges including 28 states and DC, with almost 21 million dollars in scholarships.
  • Interscholastic Athletics

    21 programs with a total of 38 teams at 4 levels including Varsity, Junior Varsity (JV), Freshman and Modified
  • Extracurricular Clubs & Activities

    More than 30 and always growing