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Students in Foster Care



DeLaSalle High School is dedicated to helping all of its students, including those in foster care. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) ensures the educational stability of students in foster care.

Foster Care

Defined as placement by the Children’s Division of a student into 24-hour out-of-home care, away from his/her parents or guardians.

  • Foster family homes
  • Foster homes of relatives
  • Transitional and emergency shelters
  • Residential facilities
  • Child care institutions
  • Group homes
  • Pre-adoptive homes

For more information, please contact Jasmine Williams at, 816-561-4445 ex 5095.