Four Year Art Program


The Visual Arts and Performing Arts Departments have been recognized as a major discipline at La Salle. We offer a four-year arts curriculum for our students to serve our students that are interested in pursuing higher education in the arts, or simply explore an interest.

La Salle College Preparatory is the only high school in the San Gabriel Valley that offers four-year programs in the following disciplines: instrumental music, dance, video production, visual art.

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

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

  • Studio Art 1

  • Studio Art 2

  • Contemporary Photography

  • Advanced Photography

  • Sculpture 1

  • Sculpture 2

  • Advance Sculpture

  • Advanced Drawing & Painting

  • AP 2D Art and Design

  • AP 3D Art and Design

  • AP Drawing

  • Portfolio Development (Summer only) Visual Literacy


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