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114 Lancelot Drive
Franklin, IN 46131

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(317) 738-3451
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October 07, 2015
St Rose is good in theory. A small school with a good Christian base. Children learn to treat each other with respect and be courteous. That is where it ends, except for the affluent. The middle school is really a waste of space. It is embarrassing to see how immature the students are, and how little they learn. Elementary school is ok, but giving a child multiple attempts to get a good score on a test is not productive. Unless you are a non-working parent and can dedicate much of your time to the school, or are highly affluent and can donate tons of money, your child is just a number. They will accept anyone to try and get their numbers up, including students that have been behavior problems in public school. I do believe some of the teachers genuinely care about the students, but the principal is cold and uncaring, unless it is a child of one of the above mentioned types of parents. I would not recommend this school to anyone.

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Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective
October 07, 2015
It really depends on the teacher, but I'm finding many are burned out and don't care anymore.

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Develops honesty: Disagree
October 07, 2015
It is very obvious that parents that can't be present for every event, or parents that don't have as much money have children that are not treated as well

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February 24, 2015
As a parent of 4 students, 3 of which began their education at St. Rose of Lima as PreSchool students, we have been highly satisfied with the education and excellent life building skills St. Rose has provided. Each of our children have received personal attention for each individuals needs. With the new principal we have gained an Enrichment Program for advanced students, Google Chrome Technology for our middle school and several building renovations, to list a few. St. Rose has only excelled to be one of the best schools Johnson County has to offer. Currently being a State Rated A school has only proven St. Rose is on the right track. We love this school, and highly recommend it.

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December 09, 2014
St. Rose is amazing. My daughter is in the Lion Cub classroom and all the teachers make her feel safe and happy. She sometimes starts the prayer at home before we eat and has the best stories about her day. We love how much extra care goes into her day. The staff greet us with smiles and go out of their way sometimes to accommodate for her and her happiness. The older kids seem to know her and are a nice group of role models. My daughter cheers about making it to school in the morning. That feels great and starts my day off right too.

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July 15, 2014
We did not find the school or the parish to be very welcoming. There is lack discipline, quality instruction, and academic rigor. There was a lack of discipline for serious issues and too much discipline for minor issues. The middle school loses students every year because of the already mentioned issues. Even with a new Principal the same issues seem to present themselves. The school is a private school and has a 'C' rating from the state. Along with all the other issues you have to ask yourself, why would I pay good money to get my child a 'C' quality education? It was easy to come to the conclusion that my child will not attend school there next year. I pray that the school can make the necessary changes and become the quality school it once was.

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March 20, 2012
My children started at St. Rose when they were in 4th and 6th grades. We d homeschooled for several years, and I believed that St. Rose would be the "next best thing" to that level of one on one attention. Within a week of their first school year at St. Rose, I knew I d made the right decision. St. Rose teachers and staff take time to know your family and truly care about your children, and the entire school works together to provide a nurturing, supportive environment for learning. Attentive faculty and staff provide inventive curriculum which is constantly adapted as student needs are assessed. After five years with St. Rose, one of my children will be a junior at Roncalli, living up to their high standards of excellence and on the track to receiving an academic honors diploma. My other child placed in the top ten scores on Roncalli s placement test and will also take a full load of honors level classes his freshman year.

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December 08, 2011
Choosing St. Rose has been the best decision we could have made for our daughter. St. Rose is a value-centered learning environment that ensures academic excellence. I am thankful for the wonderful support network of teachers, staff and parents. There are opportunities for involvement for both parents and children and numerous extracurricular activities to add to a child s experiences. I believe they are providing my child with the knowledge, skills and experiences to reach her full potential.

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August 16, 2011
We have a 2nd grader at St. Rose, this is our second year and we could not be happier. The teachers really care about the children as individuals. The teacher and child ratio allows that individual attention. The parent involvement is very strong which helps ensure strong values are upheld. St. Rose has more sports and clubsfor the grade school level than the public schools. It was refreshing to hear children saying the Pledge of Allegiance which is something the Public School has taken out.

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March 13, 2011
An atmosphere like no other around, St Rose has provided our children a fun filled and enriching education. We were very happy to see St Rose' ISTEP to be the highest around. Its a wonderful blend of Christian values and wonderful academics.

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October 13, 2010
Best decision I ever made....Taking my 1st grader from public school system to St. Rose. My now 2nd grader has made a complete 360! Excellent Outstanding School!

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August 29, 2010
A school that provides and practices value-centered education. A great learning environment for students. The school consistently has all student equaling or exceeding state standards. With state of the art technology, good facilities and wonderful teachers it is a great school for our grandchildren.

- submitted by a community member

April 29, 2010
I currently have 2 children at St Rose. We've been at the school for 4 fast years. I am so pleased with the progress of my children. The academics are strong but it is the environment that makes St Rose the right place for my kids. The teachers are caring, the parents are involved, the children are respectful. My kids are learning and developing in a compassionate, faith based community.

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April 27, 2010
I have had my daughter at St. Rose since the first grade, my son started there in Pre-K. Moving my family to St. Rose school was the best decision we could have made. The small interpersonal relationships between students and teachers is wonderful. The parents are involved, and they are truly interested in the children suceeding.

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February 03, 2010
I went to St. Rose from 5th through 8th grade. I came in behind other students my age and now I am getting ready to go of to college something I never new was possible for me because of how much trouble I had in school. Everyone at St.Rose cares and will do all they can to make you the best you can be!!! I love St.Rose and still help with all I can at the school because we are all a big loving family! Trust me St. Rose is the place for everyone!!

- submitted by a student

December 29, 2009
I've had 4 children attend St. Rose. Two of them have graduated, my oldest daughter is a freshman at Franklin High School where she is taking Honors classes and doing very well in all of them. She has also been involved in sports. I know that St. Rose has well prepared her for this step in her life, and given her the right tools in dealing with the pressures of High School. I have two daughters left at St. Rose and I am thankful that we are a part of this community. I love all the things that are offered at St. Rose, the Extended Care program, sports, Mass and Scouts to name a few. I could not ask for more!

- submitted by a parent

November 27, 2009
I was a student at St. Rose. St. Rose had wonderful teachers that gave every student the attention they needed, but middle school did not prepare me at all for high school both academically and socially especially if you went on to a public highschool. I would fully recomend St. Rose up until middleschool. Specificaly if your child intends on attending a public highschool, I strongly suggest leaving after 5th grade. Many of my class of 20 stayed until 8th grade year, and most, if not all of us debated leaving mid-year because our Middle School experience was most definately dificult and unpleasant.

- submitted by a student

November 25, 2009
My son has been a student at St. Rose since he was a 3 yo preschooler, and he is in 6th grade now. We are now parishioners at St Rose, but at the time we enrolled him, we attended St. Barnabas, and live in the extreme northern part of Johnson county. All of the teachers at St Rose have been excellent. Moat of the staff know my son and myself by name. The school is small, but, there are plenty of extracurricular activities to involve my son--scouts, football to name two. The extended care program is excellent, and provides excellent aftercare for the children.

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November 04, 2009
Our son attended the St. Rose Preschool program and is currently enrolled in Kindergarten. St. Rose provides a nurturing environment, well-rounded curriculum and opportunity for spiritual growth. The dedicated educators and staff both encourage and provide the opportunity for our child to excel towards achieving his personal best in all he does. We are thrilled to be part of the growing St. Rose family!

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October 31, 2009
St Rose has been a great experience for us. Many of the teachers have been there since the school started and it shows that they care about the kids. Great enviorment for any kid.

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September 09, 2003
We are so very happy that our children attend St. Rose. The teachers are creative and helpful to one another. Each grade has one class and the class sizes are small. We feel as if every teacher knows who we are and who our children are. Parental involvement is amazing!

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Our ISTEP scores have been among the best in our geographic area and always exceed the state average. We are proud of our students and teachers! Check out http://www.stroselions.net/St_Rose_School/IstepDJArt7-2-10.pdf We offer multiple communications links - two important ones are: Homework Watcher which is an email sent home daily by the teachers; real time Twitter feed to our web site


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St Rose Of Lima School
114 Lancelot Drive, Franklin, IN  46131
(317) 738-3451
Last modified St Rose Of Lima School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
St Rose Of Lima School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top