History

St. Rose of Lima School is an urban Catholic School in Philadelphia, PA. The school, under the direction of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM Sisters), opened in October 1922. The school was founded to educate an immigrant population. Today the school serves a predominantly African American population. Currently the school serves 230+ students from Prekindergarten 3 through grade 8.

Over the past 92 years, St. Rose of Lima has opened its doors to children of all faiths and cultures. The school is a faith based community which focuses on the development of the whole child.