Kindergarten - Grade 8

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General Curriculum
St. Rose of Lima Catholic School follows the comprehensive and innovative curriculum of the Archdiocese of Miami. This curriculum seeks to foster the complete growth of the child: spiritual, intellectual, physical and social. Our goal is to lead the students to become responsible members of the Church and of society.
Students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 receive instruction in the following core subjects:
  • Religion
  • Language Arts (including literature, grammar & composition, phonics)
  • Spelling and/or Vocabulary
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Handwriting (K-5), Cursive Writing - Grade 2
In addition, students (depending on grade level) receive instruction in the following enrichment specials during the week:
  • Spanish
  • Physical Education
  • Music
  • Art
  • Computers
  • Media
Standardized Testing
Students in Grades 2 - 8 will take the Terra Nova Standardized Test in March.
Students in Grades 5 & 8 will take the Assessment of Catechesis/Religion Education (ACRE) test.
The STAR Early Literacy, Reading & Math Assessments are administered in the Fall, Winter and Spring to help monitor student acheivement.
 
Program Support
Academic events, programs and technological support that enrich the curriculum include:
  • Google Apps for Education 1:1 Chromebook Program: Grades 5-8
  • Interactive White Boards in grades PreK - 8.
  • Chromebook/Tablet Centers in PreK -- Grade 5
  • Accelerated Reader Program (technology based)
  • Mathletics Program - Grades 2-5
  • STREAM Fair
  • Junior High Science Fair
  • National Geography Society Geography Bee
  • Spelling Bee
  • STREAM Elective Courses - Grades 6-8
 

MISSION STATEMENT
St. Rose of Lima Catholic School provides a nurturing and spiritual environment for its culturally diverse community. Rich in faith-based tradition, we offer our students strong spiritual and academic programs that will prepare and challenge them to give witness to Christian values throughout their lives.