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Catholic Education Melbourne - De La Salle

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What is Catholic Education?

Catholic Education, is an integral part of the Catholic school system in Melbourne that combines high-quality teachings with catholic values and ethos.

Lasallian schools strive to make a difference in the lives of their students based on the teachings of Jesus Christ in the tradition of St John Baptist de La Salle.


How is a Catholic Education similar/different from a traditional Education?

Catholic schools seek to provide not only a high-quality academic education emphasising the skills required for both learning and life, but also an education based on Christian faith and values.


History of De La Salle

In 1900's the De La Salle Brothers founded a range of Catholic schools located around Melbourne and Victoria.


St Bede’s College, Mentone

St Bede’s College was founded in 1938, located in East Melbourne. This is an all boys school with a current population of 1,500 students.  We are delighted to announce that St Bede’s College now has second campus in Bentleigh East (on the current St James College site) which has broadened our student population. The population is around 1950 students across the two campuses. To find out more about St Bede’s College, Mentone, visit


De La Salle College, Malvern

De La Salle is an independent Catholic College for boys in Years 5 – 12. Located on three campuses in Malvern, East Melbourne. To find out more about De La Salle College, Malvern, visit 


St Johns Regional College, Dandenong

St John’s Regional College is a Catholic Co-educational Secondary School in the South Eastern suburb of Dandenong, Melbourne. To find out more about St Johns Regional College, Dandenong, visit