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La Salle Academy

PHONE: (215) 739-5804 SCHOOL TYPE: Private Catholic GRADES: 3-8 ENROLLMENT: 0

Fast Facts

  • Principal

    Ms. Teresa Diamond

  • Phone Number

    (215) 739-5804

  • Website

  • Neighborhood

    West Kensington

  • SEPTA Routes

    Bus (5,15, 25, 57)

  • Preschool/Daycare

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  • Application Deadline


  • Tuition


  • Uniform

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  • Extended Day

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La Salle Academy of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is an independent Catholic grade school owned by the Board of Trustees and conducted in the traditions of the Christian Brothers and the Sisters of Saint Joseph.

In the tradition of these communities, La Salle Academy is dedicated to educating children in grades 3 through 8 whose life opportunities are limited by financial, social, emotional and academic challenges, and whose parents/guardians desire, but can not afford, a Catholic education.

La Salle Academy is owned and operated by this Board of Trustees, dedicated men and women who are our region's civic, corporate and philanthropic leaders.

Points Of Pride

  • Students begin in 3rd grade and continue through 8th grade with a Graduate Support Director who follows graduates through high school. Every child graduates from high school.
  • 5 Goals: Respectful, Responsible, Consistent, Motivated, Peaceful
  • Immense parent commitment
  • Extended day and extended year (8AM - 5PM; September 5 to July 26)
  • 95 percent retention rate
  • Class size of 15. Full-time social worker
  • Enrichment programs
  • Homework Club

Admissions Policy

Students applying for La Salle Academy must qualify for free or full lunch. Interested applicants must pay a nominal tuition fee and submit an application to the school. Contact our main office for more information: 215-739-5804.

Accreditations and Honors

Middle States Accreditation - May 1, 2011-

Re-Accreditation May, 2019=May, 2026.

Hours of Operation

Sun -
Mon8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tues8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thur8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat -

Extended Programming Details

Entrance Instructions

Please call 215-739-5804 for more information and applications.