Admissions FAQ


Application Questions

How do I access the application?

Applications for the 2022 - 2023 school year are available now.

When is the application deadline?

Applications for the 2022- 2023 school year are due Friday, January 14, 2022.
There is a $100 application fee. (Non-refundable)

Admissions Process Questions

What is the Inquiry?

The Admissions Inquiry is our one-stop-shop for all things related to the admissions process. You can learn more about the Admissions Process, schedule a tour, and more all in one place. If you have any questions or issues with the utility, please contact our Admissions Office.

What are the criteria for admission?

The requirements for freshman admissions are:

  • Completed application for the 2022 - 2023 school year.
  • Official School Transcripts for Sixth, Seventh and first semester of Eighth Grade
  • HSPT Results (Optional)*
    • *La Salle will be offering the HSPT on campus on Saturday, January 22, 2022
    • Test results are due Friday, February 4, 2022.
  • Two Recommendations by a current teacher of Math and English.
    • The applicant will need to complete and submit the recommendations by February 4, 2022.
  • Student/Parent Interview
    • We require all students and parent(s)/guardian(s) to interview with a member of the Admissions Team as part of the application process. Student/Parent interviews will take place in January 2022.

Transcripts, Test Results and Two Recommendation Forms are due by Friday, February 4, 2022.

Find more information about applying to La Salle College Preparatory here!

Can I transfer to La Salle?

We accept transfers if room permits in each class. Please fill out an application and state in the comments if you are applying to transfer in the fall or spring semester.

If you have any further questions, please contact the Admissions Office at (626) 696-4310 or admissions@lasallehs.org.

Do you give tours? Are tours required?

Campus Tours serve as a great opportunity for prospective students and families to explore our campus, ask questions and learn more about our community. Socially distanced groups are led by student ambassadors through campus, highlighting the many opportunities, facilities, and programs available for our students. Due to COVID-19 regulations, spaces are limited and health protocols have been implemented to ensure the safety of our guests and community members. Follow the appropriate link on our Tours page to register.

La Salle's Open House is Sunday, November 7, 2021 from 1:00 to 3:30 pm.

La Salle Questions

What is "Quick Facts?"

Quick Facts is our entire school profile formatted and tailored to prospective students. It highlights some key components of the school and aims to give you a brief background of La Salle.

What are the tuition and fees?

Click here for information.

For applicants whose primary residence is not the United State of America (students who will not have completed 3 continuous years of Middle School education in American schools before entering 9th grade), and for applicants who need an I-20, please contact Mr. MJ Mao, Director of Global Programs, at mjmao@lasallehs.org.

Do you offer financial aid?

Yes. Financial aid is need-based. Applications are available in early November on our website. Admission is need-based blind, meaning admission to La Salle does not take financial aid needs into consideration. Currently, 35% of our students receive some form of financial aid. Click here for more information.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes, scholarships are offered and are merit-based.
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for more information.

Can a non-Catholic be admitted to La Salle?

Yes. Currently, approximately one-third of the student population is non-Catholic. Being a part of the Catholic faith is not required for admission, nor does it give a student precedence during the application process.

How many students apply for how many spots?

La Salle has consistently received approximately 500 applications for 170 spaces over the last three years for the freshman class.

What honors and AP (Advanced Placement) courses do you offer?

We offer 14 honors and 24 AP courses are available in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, World Languages, and Visual & Performing Arts. More information is available on our Course Catalog.

What does a typical freshman course load look like?

Freshman Full-Year Schedule

Religious Studies
English
Mathematics
Biology
Spanish I / French I
Physical Education/Health
Arts & Media (Visual & Performing Arts)

What does a typical freshman schedule look like?

La Salle College Preparatory operates on an A-B bell schedule. Each student is registered in 7 different classes. Each day, 3 or 4 classes meet in 75-minute blocks with breaks in between.

Click here to view the bell schedules at La Salle.

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La Salle College Preparatory was founded in 1956. Today, we are the only truly diverse and co-educational Catholic high school in Pasadena.