La Salle College High School

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La Salle College High School
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La Salle College High School

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19038

United States
Coordinates 40°5′41″N75°11′24″W / 40.09472°N 75.19000°W / 40.09472; -75.19000 Coordinates: 40°5′41″N75°11′24″W / 40.09472°N 75.19000°W / 40.09472; -75.19000
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Former namesSelect School
Christian Brothers Academy
Type Private, Catholic, All-boys college-preparatory educational institution
Motto Latin: Virtus et Scientia
(Character and Knowledge)
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic Church
Denomination De La Salle Brothers
Patron saint(s) John Baptist de La Salle
Established1858;164 years ago (1858)
Founder Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools
StatusCurrently operational [1]
CEEB code 393370
NCES School ID 01186933 [1]
PresidentJames L. Butler
PrincipalJames Fyke
ChaplainAnthony Janton
Faculty100.9 (on an FTE basis) [1]
Grades 912
Gender All-male
Enrollment1064 [1]  (2021-2022)
   Grade 9 277
   Grade 10 261
   Grade 11 263
   Grade 12 263
Student to teacher ratio10.5:1
Campus size84 acres (34 ha)
Color(s) Blue  &  Gold 
SloganEnter to Learn. Leave to Serve.
Athletics conference Philadelphia Catholic League
PIAA
Sports
MascotExplorer
Team nameExplorers
Accreditation Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools [2]
National rankingBest Catholic High Schools in the US No. 123 of 1,144
PublicationGazebo (literary magazine)
NewspaperWisterian
YearbookBlue and Gold
Tuition$24,980 (2021-2022)
Feeder schools La Salle University
Website www.lschs.org
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La Salle College High School is a Catholic, college preparatory school for boys located in Wyndmoor, a community in Springfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States, outside Philadelphia within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The school is staffed by a lay faculty and the Christian Brothers. Its sports teams compete in the Philadelphia Catholic League and now also participate in the PIAA.

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History

La Salle was founded in 1858 as St. Michael's School at Second and Jefferson Streets. It then became the Christian Brothers Academy. In 1863 it became the preparatory school to La Salle College (now La Salle University). The prep school and college shared the same campus up until the 1960s. In 1982 they formally became two separate institutions. [3]

Notable alumni

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