Empowering Children To Reach Their God-Given Potential

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St. Rose of Lima is an urban Catholic school that is committed to the students, parents, and community in which we serve.

The Future is Bright


St. Rose of Lima Meets the Archbishop!

On November 5th, St. Rose of Lima scholars were one of three schools to be chosen to be at the Memorial Of St. Martin de Porres at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia and Saint Katharine Drexel Shrine. The scholars, along with our music teacher,...

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St. Rose of Lima Goes to High School!

Thank you to everyone for your unwavering support at our fair! We had a over 150+ students/families attending our fair. It warms our hearts to see our students access such great opportunities that will be provided by admission into the schools that attended our fair...

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As one of the 14 Independence Mission Schools,

we teach values and morals

as part of an academically rigorous curriculum.

The St. Rose of Lima graduating

Class of 2023 received over

$170,000 in financial aid  & $83,900 in scholarship money

for high school. 

Our private school is affordable because

every family receives financial aid

that reduces the cost of tuition.


Families of all faiths choose St. Rose of Lima for a

high-quality, faith-based education

in a safe and loving environment.

We prepare and nuture students of all faiths  to become

caring, responsible, & well-rounded citizens

of character.

The Future is Bright

Where St. Rose of Lima 8th Graders will go to High School in 2023

Archdiocesan Catholic

Independent Catholic

PHL Special Admit / Magnet

PHL/DE Charter

St. Rose of Lima Catholic School

1522 N. Wanamaker St.
Philadelphia, PA 19131

St. Rose of Lima Catholic School