Saint Rose of Lima Catholic School Profile
MISSION STATEMENT: Saint Rose Catholic School unites with the family to provide a quality Catholic education in a Christ-centered environment, promoting learning, love and service which prepares students for the future.
MOTTO: Learning, Love and Service
STUDENTS AND FACULTY: Over 350 students grades 2 years of age - 8th grade; 2 classes per grade K-8; Average class size is 17; Supervised and staffed by the Dominican Sisters and Laity; All teachers are certified and hold a Bachelor’s Degree; Over 70% of our teachers hold a Master’s Degree. More than 80% of Saint Rose teachers have 5 or more experience.
ACCREDITATION: AdvancED (formally known as Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; SACS); Catholic Diocese of Nashville; National Catholic Education Association (NCEA); Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
ACADEMICS: Core curriculum: Religion, Language Arts, Singapore Mathematics, Algebra 1, Reading, Social Studies, Science, Handwriting; Specialty areas: Spanish, Music, Band, Physical Education, Art; Junior High Electives: Advanced Art, Jazz Band, Computer Coding, Public Speaking , Learning to Invest, Performing Arts; 8th graders score above the national average on the Explore ACT. Each class average is above the national average on the standardized tests taken.
TECHNOLOGY: Inter-write boards, computers, and IPads in every classroom, Fully equipped computer lab with touchscreen promethean board, WiFi throughout the school, Hovercams, Accelerated Reader, Orchard, Type to Learn
RELIGION: Students attend Mass every Friday and on Holy Days, Eucharistic Adoration occurs every month, Reconciliation is offered to classes each quarter, Students have prayer partners, Second grade students prepare for and celebrate First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion, Eighth grade students prepare for Confirmation and are Confirmed .
EXTRA: Saint Rose offers over 20 clubs and extracurricular activities, Saint Rose participates in and has won several awards in Science Olympiad, The History Channel Bee, The National Geography Bee, Rutherford County and Read to Succeed Spelling bees, mid state band, art, choir and forensics, as well as having parochial league champions in cross country, golf, soccer volleyball and basketball. Saint Rose also has tournament championships in golf, soccer, volleyball and basketball.