DeSales High School
is a self-sufficient Archdiocesan
-sponsored Catholic high school for boys, serving families in and around the Louisville area.
Located near Iroquois
Park in the center of Louisville, Kentucky
DeSales provides a unique learning experience for young men tackling its standards-based college-prep curriculum. There is no other school in the area that provides a quality Catholic education in a small, all-male environment.
DeSales is a learning community made up of its students and their families; its faculty, staff and administration; its alumni; and, community supporters. Even more than that, DeSales is a family.
Patron: St. Francis DeSales
was born in 1567 in the backwoods of the lower Alpine
mountain ranges in France. At the age of 15 he traveled to Paris
to study at the Jesuit University College of Clermont, near the Sorbonne. In 1593 he was ordained a priest, and in 1602 he was consecrated Bishop of Geneva. He died in December 1622.Francis DeSales
is best remembered for his unique ability to spread the Christian
message to people of many different cultural backgrounds, from the hardy people of his native mountains to the learned and sophisticated men and women of the French capital. King Henry IV described him as: "A rare bird indeed; devout, learned and a gentleman into the bargain… He does not know the art of... Read More