Pennsylvania’s leading Catholic Day School for Boys, Grades 9-12


Choose Your Path

For over 150 years, La Salle College High School has provided a college preparatory education for young men in the Philadelphia area. La Salle students are taught to be critical thinkers who are well prepared academically, able to communicate effectively, and lead confidently.

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The best path is the one that lifts you.Our core program balances academics, athletics, the arts, and community service, while an academically diverse student body discovers an independence of thought and action that promotes a sense of individual responsibility.

  • 85 members of the Class of 2019 were members of La Salle's Chapter of the National Honor Society
  • The Class of 2019 earned over $37 million in documented scholarships and grants
  • Four National Merit Finalists were in the Class of 2019 (and 11 National Merit Commendation Students)
  • The Class of 2019 is continuing its formal education at 98 colleges and universities

Admission Events

Attend one of our admission events to see what it's like in the shoes of a La Salle Explorer.

Fall Open House


Fall Open House - Sunday, September 29, 2019

La Salle's Fall Open House will be held from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. All of the school’s facilities and programs will be available to prospective students and their families. The program will include presentations, demonstrations, and guided tours. Mass will be offered at 8:15 am for any families who wish to attend.


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Spend a Day at La Salle

All 8th grade students are invited to spend a full day at La Salle College High School, starting Monday, September 16, 2019. This is the best way to experience the atmosphere, spirit, and challenges that await our young men. 

7th grade students are invited to spend a day at La Salle during the months of March and April. 

Parents and students who encounter difficulties registering online can contact the Admissions Office at (215) 402-4800 or



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Mornings at La Salle


Parents of prospective students are invited to attend a “Morning at La Salle.” The program provides parents with an academic presentation, classroom visits, and a question and answer session with faculty, administrators, and students. Each session runs from 9:00 to 11:00 am. Space is limited, so please preregister early to reserve your spot.


Mornings at La Salle:


Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Wednesday, April 1, 2020


6th and 7th Grade Practice Test

All 6th and 7th grade students are encouraged to take a practice test on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The fee for this exam is $60. Please note that the test for 6th graders will be modified and only include questions on Math and English. Both tests are administered for practice purposes and are not used for the granting of scholarships or awarding acceptance to La Salle College High School. Visit the school website for details.


6th and 7th Grade Practice Tests

Saturday, February 29, 2020


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Spring Open House

Spring Open House (For 5th, 6th, and 7th grade families) - Sunday, May 3, 2020

The Spring Open House is geared towards 5th, 6th and 7th grade students and will be held from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. All of the school’s facilities and programs will be available to prospective students and their families. The program will include presentations, demonstrations, and guided tours.

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Admissions Staff

Mr. Kevin Dougherty

Mr. Kevin Dougherty

Dean of Enrollment Management, Assistant Coach: Lacrosse
Mrs. Patricia Finlay

Mrs. Patricia Finlay

Admissions Officer, Moderator, Swimming, Moderators, Explorers, Inc., Moderator: Water Polo
Mr. Robert Forster

Mr. Robert Forster

Administrative Assistant, Head Coach: Lacrosse
Mr. Walter  Muehlbronner

Mr. Walter Muehlbronner

Faculty Member, Assistant Director of Admissions, Head Coach: Hockey, Fitness

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