St. Rose of Lima Academy

Preschool Two and a Half year old program through Eighth Grade???? Celebrating 150 years of educational excellence National Blue Ribbon School Middle States Accredited Full day preschool Before and Aftercare Programs ?Class of 2019 High School scholarship money exceeds $675,000.
100% of our eighth graders accepted to their first choice high school High academic standards and rigor Small classes with individual attention and student suppor Now Accepting Admissions for 2019 - 2020 school year For a private tour contact us at or call 973.379.3973.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1869

Student Body

Total Students179 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade St. Rose of Lima Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$6,791
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorTina Underwood
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The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $9,645 for elementary schools and $18,831 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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