... worship, education, and service. St. Rose of Lima School is committed to provide our students an excellent Catholic education within a family-centered environment.
We seek to optimize the strengths of each child and prepare them to make a difference in our parish, our community, and the world at large.
Philosophy of St. Rose of Lima School, as a part of the educational ministry of the St. Rose parish, strives to form its students in Christian faith and living in the tradition of the Catholic Church.
We seek to strengthen our students with active involvement in prayer and liturgy, Christian service to others, an open and caring atmosphere, a clear expectation of parent involvement, and broad parish support.
St. Rose of Lima School, beginning with its long relationship with the Sisters of St. Joseph, seeks, under the guidance of a qualified and very dedicated faculty, to develop the talents of its students.
We work to maintain high academic standards, hold students accountable for their work and conduct, emphasize basic learning skills, and provide a variety of creative and cooperative educational opportunities, within the limits of available resources.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 73 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,900
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Rose Of Lima School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
ADHD and LD with support from the Barry ISD
Year Founded
1917

Student Body

Total Students
73 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
St. Rose Of Lima School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
17%
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(polo shirts and khaki pants)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies based on family size and whether your family is registered with the parish. Go to for the tuition scale and application information, please go to https://stroseschoolhastings.com/tuition-applications
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,250
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lori Pearson, principal
Admissions Associate
Kelly Maurer
Endowment Size
$0.2 million

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
G.I.R.L.S., Science Olympiad, Scouts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Little League, Rocket Football, YCMA soccer, YMCA basketball

School Notes

  • St. Rose of Lima School is committed to provide our students an excellent Catholic education within a family-centered environment.
  • We seek to optimize the strengths of each child and prepare them to make a difference in our parish, our community, and the world at large.
  • Philosophy St. Rose of Lima School, as a part of the educational ministry of the St. Rose parish, strives to form its students in Christian faith and living in the tradition of the Catholic Church.
  • We seek to strengthen our students with active involvement in prayer and liturgy, Christian service to others, an open and caring atmosphere, a clear expectation of parent involvement, and broad parish support.
  • St. Rose of Lima School, beginning with its long relationship with the Sisters of St. Joseph, seeks, under the guidance of a qualified and very dedicated faculty, to develop the talents of its students.
  • We work to maintain high academic standards, hold students accountable for their work and conduct, emphasize basic learning skills, and provide a variety of creative and cooperative educational opportunities, within the limits of available resources.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Students: 73 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $3,900
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Michigan is $6,143 for elementary schools and $10,825 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Michigan is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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