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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  • 370

    Student Enrollment
  • 115

    Middle School Enrollment
  • 255

    High School Enrollment
  • 96%

    Re-enrollment Rate

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  • 12:1

    Student/Teacher ratio
  • 30

    Full-time Faculty
  • 83%

    Faculty with Advanced Degrees
  • 2

    Full time college counseling and guidance counselors

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  • Advanced Placement and College Coursework

    11 AP courses offered across curriculum, with opportunity for college courses and credits at Hudson Valley Community College, adjacent to La Salle Institute.
  • 100% College Acceptance Rate

    Class of 2020 received 332 offers of admission to 113 colleges, universities and prep schools, earning 229 scholarships totaling $11.7 million over four years. 
  • Interscholastic Athletics

    17 programs with a total of 31 teams at 4 levels including Varsity, Junior Varsity (JV), Freshman and Modified
  • Extracurricular Clubs & Activities

    More than 30 and always growing