Recent Acheivements

Recent Acheivements

Continuing Our Path of Distinction!

As we continue on our path of distinction, we constantly reflect on the past, present and future operations of the school. We are fortunate to earn your overwhelming support and appreciate your confidence in our vision for the future. Below are a few of the many recent accomplishments we have experienced together.

  • SRL received a grant from GE’s Addictive Education program for a state-of-the art 3D Printing Classroom Package! This new program will be integrated into our STREAM Elective program during the 2018-19 school year.
  • Collectively, SRL students read over 5,000 books throughout the 2017-18 school year and over 10 students read more than 1 million words!!!
  • Congratulations to our wonderful 6th and 7th graders who participated in the Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory Lions Scholastic Competition! Competing against many other Catholic schools across the Archdiocese, our students brought home three 1st Place Awards, four 2nd Place Awards, and two 3rd Place Awards. All SRL scholastic competitors were excellent representatives of St. Rose of Lima School and we are grateful for their hard work!
  • SRL received an “Exemplary” rating by Catapult Learning during this year’s Operational Vitality Visitation.
  • The Girls Soccer team won the Regional Finals during their first season ever!
  • Our Science Olympiad Team won the Regional Competition and was invited to compete at the State level at the University of Central Florida! Each member on the team earned a certificate of excellence and two students received silver medals at the State level! Congratulations!
  • Multiple middle schools students were recognized at this year’s Miami-Dade County Science Fair and one student earned a gold medal for her project (Paraplegics Achieving Stability when Flying in the Vertical Wind Tunnel), a State Finalist trophy, and was nominated for the 2018 Broadcom MASTER as the top 10% science fair participant in the nation!
  • Over 20% of this year’s graduating class placed in the 90th percentile or above on their High School Placement Test. Many of these students will be receiving scholarships to attend the high school of their choice!
  • St. Rose of Lima wins 1st place overall at the Monsignor Pace High School Academic Olympics.
  • Our students and families provided over 500 food items and 300 toys for our community during our Thanksgiving and Christmas drives.
  • SRL alumni continue to soar at our local Catholic high schools! We are pleased to report their recent report card achievements. Among the 37 SRL graduates at St. Thomas Aquinas HS, 30 students received Honor Roll; with 18 of those on Principal's List. At LaSalle, 24 of our 32 enrollees achieved Honor Roll. At Pace, 21 of our 31 alumni received either Principal’s or 1st Honors and at Chaminade-Madonna, 23 of our 27 students received Honors- 21 receiving 1st Honors or higher. We are proud of our alumni! Keep up the great work!
  • In our ongoing effort to differentiate instruction and challenge all learners, SRL has successfully launched Mathletics and Accelerated Reader school-wide.
  • Computer and iPad stations have been installed in all K-4 classrooms. These devices are being incorporated into our center activities and across the curriculum in many enriching ways.
  • Middle school students have been provided an individual Chromebook to further enhance our curriculum with collaborative on-line learning. We continue integrating the Google Apps for Education platform as one of our primary learning tools in the classroom.
  • Our 5th graders are using a class set of Chromebooks to become acclimated to the technology prior to middle school.
  • More than 15 afterschool STREAM Clubs were launched to provide further enrichment activities to our students. Currently 150+ students are taking advantage of these new opportunities!
  • In collaboration with Immaculata LaSalle High School, spiritual day retreats have been scheduled for all middle school students to further enrich each child’s spiritual development.
  • In partnership with the Miami Shores Police Department, school-wide safety drills, including fire, severe weather and occasional lock down practices, are scheduled on a monthly basis.
  • Nationally acclaimed children's author, Roland Smith, visited SRL to complement our enhanced Reading program.
  • 12 of our 7th graders were invited to participate in Duke TIP and received an invitation to take the ACT or SAT this past Spring. One of our students earned state-level recognition for her remarkable achievement on the SAT!
  • Proactive and positive discipline programs including Student of the Month Awards, Middle School Raffle Ticket System, Golden Spatula Award, etc are integrated to recognize outstanding student conduct. 
  • Honor Awards Ceremonies are now planned each marking period to recognize our middle school students who excel academically.
  • In response to multiple requests, we have decided to expand our preschool program by opening a PreK-3 classroom for the 2018-19 school year.

MISSION STATEMENT
St. Rose of Lima Catholic School is united in the Holy Eucharist to serve God and each other with humility and love. We embrace cultural diversity with a passionate commitment to our Catholic faith, family and academic excellence so all students may reach their God-given potential.