Key Admission Dates

Class of 2019


Students may take advantage of opportunities to visit DeLaSalle for an entire day. Visitors are paired with a host student, perhaps a friend, perhaps someone De finds to match the visitor’s interests. Come see classes in action and get a sense of the hallway atmosphere. And…lunch is on us! A parent can either register online or by contacting the Office of Admission at least three days in advance of requested visit. 

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:00 - 9:00pm - Open House

The First Open House for Prospective Families allows parents and students the opportunity to receive a first-hand look at Minneapolis’ longest standing Catholic high school.

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 7:00 - 9:00pm - Open House

The Second and Final Open House for Prospective Families allows parents and students another opportunity to receive a first-hand look at DeLaSalle. Each academic department will offer a presentation, current students will greet visitors, and families may learn about all extra-curricular activities, financial aid and scholarships, college guidance planning, and more…

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 8:30 - 11:30am - Entrance Exam for Prospective 9th Grade Students

Eighth grade students complete a brief registration card in the lobby anytime between 8:00-8:30am; it takes two minutes to register. We charge no fee for the exam and we will provide all test materials including pencils.

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - Parent Information Seminar

While students are taking the Entrance Exam, all parents are invited to stay for a Parent Information Seminar in DeLaSalle’s Florance Center. De will outline all the details of: DeLaSalle’s mission, philosophies and programs; the application and registration process; matriculation and transition issues; and the $2,300,000 program of financial assistance and merit scholarships for deserving students. The program includes a step-by-step explanation of financial aid applications for the 2015-16 school year.

Friday, February 13, 2015 - Application Deadline for 2015-16 9th 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 2015 TADS application by February 13th to be eligible for consideration of all scholarship opportunities based in part on financial need.

February 17 - 20, 2015 - Admissions Review

The DeLaSalle Admission Review Committee considers all applications received to date.

Friday, February 20, 2015 - Offers of Admission

Offers of admission mailed to prospective ninth grade students, including course registration materials.

Monday, February 23, 2015 - Applications for Financial Aid

Applications for financial aid, based on family need, are due by this date. DeLaSalle, along with other Archdiocesan high schools, contracts with an independent financial aid data service, TADS, to provide family financial need analysis. The TADS application, available after January 1 either online or in paper form in the DeLaSalle Business Office, must be completed and returned with appropriate documentation and application fee. Please only one application per family.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm - Register for 2015-16 school year

The Class of 2019 registers for classes!

April 1-15, 2015 - Financial Aid Awarded

Via email, DeLaSalle will send individualized tuition agreements for the 2015-16 school year. Any scholarships or need-based financial aid is reflected on the agreement. Families are asked to select a tuition payment option and accept the agreement electronically. Paper copies are available upon request.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 9:00 - 11:30am - Enrollment Orientation

During a program designed for Enrollment Orientation, families are provided additional and specific information about a variety of subjects to include: effective orientation to high school, connecting to student activities – including summer camp and workout programs, opportunities for financial support, tentative bus routing and transportation options, honors and Advanced Placement programs, opportunities for parent involvement… and other topics as well. Parents will be asked to return financial aid, work service and tuition payment contracts on or before this date. 

Saturday, May 9, 2015  - 9:00 - 12:00pm - Honors Mastery Exams

DeLaSalle offers Honors Mastery Exams in Chinese, Spanish, French, and science. These exams are required for any student who wishes Honors or advanced course placement as a 9th grader. All students may choose to take the exams simply to verify placement for fall. Each exam lasts up to 55 minutes. Students must pass the mastery exams in order to be placed in an accelerated level of such courses.

  • The Spanish, French, or Chinese placement exams will be offered from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  • The Science placement exam will be offered at 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Each of the exams can last up to 55 minutes.

Questions? Please contact Patrick Felicetta, Director of Admission, at 612.676.7605.