De La Salle High School
is a Roman Catholic Private
school for boys in Concord, California
, United States
. Located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland
, the school was founded in 1965 as a Lasallian
institution. De La Salle currently enrolls just over 1,000 students, and roughly 98% of each graduating class goes on to attend a university or college. It is home to the Spartans
, and its colors are green
. The school motto is "Les Hommes De Foi", or "Men Of Faith." The school's principal is Brother Christopher Brady. The deans are Mr. Joe Aliotti, and Mr. Bob Guelld. Mr. Joe Grantham is head of admissions, and Leo Lopoz is the director of athletics.
There are six main class periods, plus an optional "zero" (In the morning) and 7th period at the end of the day. All classes are held Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, and last roughly 45 minutes. "Block days" are most Wednesdays and Thursdays. On Wednesdays, periods 1, 3, 5 and 7 meet for about 80 minutes, and on Thursdays periods 0, 2, 4, and 6 meet for about 80 minutes. Students take most of their classes at De La Salle, but classes can be taken at Carondelet. The school day starts at 8:15 a.m. and ends at 2:20 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. During normal block days on Wednesday, the day starts at 9:10 a.m. and ends at 2:20 p.m. On Thursday, the school day begins at a regular 8:15 but the day ends early at 1:45 p.m.
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