Four Year Art Program


Since the Arts have been recognized as a major discipline and La Salle High School is dedicated to a college preparatory curriculum, the Visual Arts Department has developed a four-year Visual Arts Curriculum and so has the Performing Arts Department. La Salle High School's Visual Arts and Performing Arts Departments attract and serve students interested in pursuing higher education in the arts.

La Salle High School is the only high school in the San Gabriel Valley that offers these four-year programs.

La Salle graduates have been accepted to top-rated schools with programs in fine arts, theater, movie production, design and dance. Schools include:

  • Art Center College of Design
  • Berklee School of Music
  • Calarts
  • Chapman University
  • Cooper's Union
  • Emerson University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Parsons School of Design
  • RISD
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • The University of California at Los Angeles
  • The University of California at Irvine
  • The University of Southern California

Performances/ showings include:

  • Art Show
  • AP Art Show
  • Band Concert
  • Choir events
  • Dance concerts
  • Jazz Band concerts
  • Musical production
  • Theater productions

Students in all disciplines have won awards in their respective art form, whether it is visual art, dance, film, music and theatre.

La Salle High School offers four-year programs for both Visual Arts and Performing Arts in the following disciplines:

Broadcast Journalism

Choral Music


Film and Television

Instrumental Music


Visual Arts


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