Class of 2025 Key Admission Dates
October and November
Admissions is still on the road! In this most unique year, we will be hosting scheduled Zoom meetings for specific middle school communities, where families may learn about DeLaSalle from students and parents who have preceded you on the path to DeLaSalle from your school. Specific dates and invitations will be sent to your home. We will miss the presentations in your schools, but we’re pleased to still share the story of our success and growth with all of you! Hope you’re healthy and already on track for a great school year!
October through January
Families may take advantage of opportunities to visit DeLaSalle for a tour of our campus, in groups of up to three families at a time or as individuals. We are offering tours on campus every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday – at a time that meets your needs. Though we’re keeping each other safe and unfortunately must put full-day student visit experiences on hold for this year, we certainly welcome parents and students for a 60 or 90-minute tour. Come see classes in action and get a sense of the atmosphere. Let us know your story. Learn what helps us thrive as a Catholic, Lasallian, college preparatory high school that embraces families from over 125 Twin Cities middle schools and all backgrounds! A parent can register by contacting the Office of Admission (firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-676-7679) at least two days in advance of the requested visit date.
Monday, October 26, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Virtual Open House for Prospective Families
Every fall, over 275 families typically make the trip down to the Island to take their first look at DeLaSalle. This year we thought we’d try something different! We invite you to learn so much more about De as we offer a virtual Open House for the first time.You’ll learn a lot about our mission, strategic vision, programming, and unmatched community. Learn about academics, faith, service and ministry, student activities, college placement, specialty programs, school culture, technology, and more from students, teachers, and administrators. Please watch for an official invitation in the coming weeks, and save the date!
Friday, January 29
Earliest Application Deadline for Ninth Grade Admission Deadline from DeLaSalle
If a family completes their admission application by January 31st, we will communicate an admission decision by February 8. Application materials are available online here.
Families must complete these four application steps to be given full consideration for admission and/or potential academic scholarship (applications after this date accepted only if space allows).
- The DeLaSalle “Application for Admission” form;
- A copy of middle school records, to include grades 6-7 and as much of grade 8 as possible, other standardized test scores, and attendance and discipline records. Because many middle schools are semester- or quarter-based, we would like NOT to receive the records until the first semester or second quarter are reported, usually by late January – which explains the January 31 deadline at DeLaSalle. The daily performance of a student is the MOST important of the four application things we stress;
- Letter(s) of Recommendation from a current teacher(s) – these are also submitted online and due by January 31 (NOTE: One recommendation is required for admission consideration, but if a family submits THREE letters of recommendation from current teachers/principal/counselor/educators by the 31st, you are requesting consideration both for admission AND for potential merit-based Presidential Scholarship; and
- Entrance Exam scores.
Friday, February 12
Application Deadline for 2020-21 Ninth Grade Early Admission
By this date, students must submit an application, a copy of the middle school transcripts, at least one letter of recommendation (from a current teacher), and take the Entrance Exam. (To apply for academic scholarship consideration, applicants must submit three (3) letters of recommendation by this date, in addition to the other application criteria.) NOTE: Families are strongly encouraged to submit the 2021-22 TADS application by February 14th to be eligible for consideration of all scholarship opportunities based in part on financial need.
Friday, February 19
Offers of admission emailed to prospective ninth grade students and a course registration packet mailed to family residence.