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De La Salle College

De La Salle College

VIC, Melbourne Southern Suburbs & Western Port









About De La Salle College

Established in 1912, De La Salle College has a proud history as a leader in Catholic boys’ education in Melbourne. Our experience, coupled with a contemporary approach to learning and teaching, ensures that our students acquire the critical skills they need to be innovative and effective contributors in the 21st century.

Our motto is learn, live, lead, representing our approach to all we do and the values we instil in the young men in our care.

LEARN: We provide a culture of excellence and challenge with a focus on personalised learning and achievement. 

LIVE: By embracing the breadth, opportunities and challenges of our co-curricular program, students access a rich and varied experience and develop a strong compassion for others. 

LEAD: Today’s students will become tomorrow’s leaders. That is why we develop young men with the qualities of a confident leader: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation and empathy.

A personalised approach

De La Salle College is a proudly non-selective, open-entry school. We understand that every student is different and have put in place the appropriate infrastructure, support and extension networks and technology to ensure every student can achieve his personal and professional goals. From Year 5 to Year 12, our dedicated Student Progression Coordinators track individual progress allowing real-time identification of the need for extension or support. We are committed to providing a variety of pathways for all and in the senior years offer VCE, VET and VCAL. 

Beyond the classroom

Respect is the foundation of all relationships at our College. We promote a culture of social justice and a community of faith and growth. Our extensive range of co-curricular activities complement classroom learning and provide opportunities for students to broaden their perspective. From music and drama to snow sports, self-defence, overseas exchanges and social justice initiatives, there truly is something for every student. Through these offerings students experience growth, find inspiration and build sense of connectedness which enriches their education. We understand that supporting social and emotional wellbeing and building self-esteem are critical hallmarks of a robust and effective education program. 

De La Salle College invites you to join us on a student-led College Tour and experience the difference today! 

Key facts

School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 1090
Up to Year 6: 51
In high school: 1039
In Year 12: 157

Gender in depth

Other requirements

Boarding school

Offer IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects overview

Subjects overivew

Math classes: mixed
English classes: mixed
LOTE taught:
French, Italian

Senior secondary subjects overview

Senior Secondary Subjects overivew

43 VCE level 3/4 studies
193 VCE students

Senior secondary programs overview

Senior Secondary programs overivew

18 VET program(s) available
76 VET students
VCAL Available

How our students performed in Year 12

Academic Results

Scores of 40+ 8%

Median Score 31

Satisfactory completions of VCE 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET 54%


Bachelor enrolled 64%

TAFE/VET enrolled 4%

Apprentice/Trainee 13%

Employed 4%

Activities and Support staff



18 music options
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18 sporting activities
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Support staff

Support Staff

15 support staff
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Accelerated learning

Support Staff

1 accelerated learning
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School Details

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