La Salle High School was founded in 1956 at the request of the Archbishop of Los Angeles who wanted a Catholic boys…More high school to serve the northern and eastern sections of the San Gabriel Valley. La Salle High School continues to function as a private Catholic, co-educational, college preparatory high school. It is a Lasallian School- an educational institution that draws its philosophy and inspiration from the Christian Brothers, whose reputation for excellence in education extends back to the year 1680. Some 6,000 Christian Brothers and over 100,000 lay colleagues worldwide minister to 998,000 students in 1,085 educational institutions in 82 countries on six continents.
La Salle High School is dedicated to excellent students performance in academics, arts and athletics. Of particular importance is La Salle High School's call to carry out the Mission established by its founder, Saint John Baptist De La Salle, "to give a human and Christian education to the young, especially the poor."
Over the past four years, 99% of graduates have enrolled in college with 86% attending four-year universities and 28% attending out-of-state universities.