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About De La Salle, Inc.

De La Salle, Inc. is a non-profit dedicated to supporting La Salle Middle School and enhancing the educational experience of its students. La Salle Middle School is a public charter school located at 1106 N. Jefferson in North St. Louis City.

De La Salle, Inc. provides both programming and facilities to La Salle Middle School. Social services such as counseling and health screenings, classes like art, faith formation and music, and a comprehensive graduate support program featuring ACT/SAT prep classes, college visits, and tuition assistance, are all provided to La Salle students free of charge. De La Salle, Inc. also works to provide students at La Salle with modern, safe and convenient facilities for them to best learn.

Our work serves our larger vision of excellence in educational opportunity for all. Our mission, in collaboration with La Salle Middle School, is to transform children and our community through innovative education.

100% La Salle students qualify for free or reduced cost lunch


16% of our families have faced homelessness in 2015


33% of our students have lost a family member to violence or incarceration


98% of our students graduate from high school in four years


81% of our high school graduates are accepted to a post-secondary program


84% of our graduates have finished or are in the process of finishing a secondary degree


Our mission is to transform children and our community through innovative education.

La Salle Middle School: Where college starts in 5th grade

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College starts in middle school at La Salle Middle School, a public charter school located at 1106 N. Jefferson in North St. Louis. “When we welcome a family in at…

October 2017 Star of the Month

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One of our greatest joys is the opportunity to celebrate our students. Congratulations to Robin (Grade 5) on being named Star of the Month, and to the rest of our…

I AM SOMEBODY – FY 2017 Gratitude Report

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Dear Friends, I walk down our halls and my heart bursts at the seams. I stop to talk to a spirited and loud fifth grader. She hooks her arm in…

September 2017 Star of the Month

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Montrell is a sixth grader in a seventh grade group because of his advanced academic skills. He is a considerate student who goes out of his way to make our community…

Inclusivity, Justice, Care, Service, Community, Zeal.


We embrace our differences. Every voice matters.


We see unfairness. We take responsibility to fix it.


We nurture loving relationships that build whole person well-being.


We are called to ask “How can I help?”


We open doors to our neighbors so all feel welcome.


We feel unabashed enthusiasm for life, love and learning.

EnCompass is one of the many things that set an education at La Salle apart.

EnCompass is a comprehensive and multi-layered system of services, programs and supports designed to ensure long-term success for students and graduates of La Salle Middle School. Students are given the opportunity to participate in programs that promote wellness, social justice, exploration, life skills and cultural learning. Through an extended school day and year model, plus ongoing mentoring, advising and programming support, we endeavor to transform the lives of our students through a holistic approach to exploration, education and community connection.

Learn more about EnCompass
Michael Hall

Interim Executive Director
ext 3001

DeShannon Brooks

Formation & Enrichment Coordinator
ext. 1015

Annie Olivero

Director of Operations
ext 3000

 Meg Birgen

Lasallian Volunteer

Jennifer Halliday

Executive Assistant
ext. 5001

Nikeea Payne

Operations Coordinator
ext 3002

Kayla Boss, MSW

Graduate Support Advisor
ext. 2001 or 660.728.2771

Christine Holladay

Director of EnCompass
ext 2000

Brandice Sutherland, MSW

Graduate Support Advisor
ext. 2003 or 618.830.4572