Salesianum School

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Educating the Whole Person

Salesianum's rigorous academic curriculum cultivates creativity, vision and a lifelong love of learning in our students.

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Service at Salesianum

Service is at the very core of Salesianum School's mission to Vive Jesus (Live Jesus.)

The SALSTHON 2016 fundraiser raised more than $130K to help the Summer Learning Collaborative offer 250 local children a high-caliber summer camp experience that they may not have otherwise been able to attend.

Our students embrace serving both their local and global communities through diverse service initiatives. From Nogales, NM, to travelling to distant Ecuador, as well as locally here in Wilmington, DE, Salesianum gentleman can be found readily extending their hands and hearts to those in need.  V+J.

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Through classes, clubs and activities, every student finds a way to express his creativity.

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Gentle Strength: Athletics

Salesianum has a long and venerable history of powerhouse athletics, with a total of 147 state championships. 

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Be who you are and be that well.

Since 1903 Salesianum has been educating young men in the example of the gentleman saint, Francis de Sales. His mission and our goal is simply to Live Jesus.

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We cultivate a lifelong love of learning in our students.

Rather than studying simply to earn good grades, Salesianum students learn to pursue their academic passions in creative and innovative ways.

Academia at its finest

Student Life

Our students are proud of their accomplishments.

While academics form the core of a Salesianum education, more than 92% of students enjoy activities, arts and athletics as part of their daily lives.

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Salesian Gentlemen

Salesianum is more than just a school.

As they pursue their interests, students learn to express themselves and to collaborate with others in pursuit of a common goal.

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Our school and beliefs are rooted in the spirituality of the gentleman saint, Francis de Sales.


We challenge our students to serve the broader community as Salesian gentlemen through service.


Our more than 16,000 alumni tell us that Salesianum prepared them to be members of the community.

News & Events

January 11

Salesianum Lacrosse Fundraiser: Thursday, January 11, 6:30 - 9 PM 6 Pauper's Tavern, Hockessin

Support Salesianum Lacrosse Team's  annual silent auction and guest bartending social on Thursday, January 11, from 6:30-9 PM. All bar tips and 15%...

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