In of March 2020, De La Salle High School switched to Virtual Distance Learning for all classes, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instruction continued seamlessly and grades were issued using the same expectations and grading scale. The 2020-21 school year began with Distance Learning and continued until October when the school was allowed to return to on-campus learning. At that time, De La Salle initiated a Hybrid Learning Plan that consisted of 50 percent of the student body on-campus and 50 percent of the student body in Distance Learning.
De La Salle High School is a private Catholic high school for young men founded in 1965, by the De La Salle Christian Brothers of the District of San Francisco.
De La Salle is located thirty miles east of San Francisco and primarily serves students of Contra Costa County. The campus, which lies on almost 20 acres, is characterized by openness and beauty and can accommodate 1,050 students.
Featured facilities on campus include: the 400-seat Brother Celestine Cormier, FSC Theater, the Hofmann Student Center, a spacious Library, a large music facility, the Tom and Norine Seeno Gymnasium, the Brother Jerome West, FSC Swimming Pool, an athletic field complex with Owen Owens Field and the Koch Baseball Diamond, a computer center, a multi-media design studio, the STREAM (Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering and Math) building, a state-of-the-art Learning Center, and the Bob Ladouceur Athletic Performance Center and Hall of Fame Lobby, which opened in October of 2019.
Websites of Interest
These websites offer information on Lasallian Catholic and independent education.
- The District of San Francisco New Orleans (provincial offices in Napa, Calif.)
- The Lasallian Region of North America (national office in Washington, DC)
- The International Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (Rome, Italy)
Other Education Sites