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Mission Statement

Our Mission

St. Rose of Lima School, as a ministry of the parish, serves the families of Franklin and surrounding areas by integrating Catholic faith with a comprehensive educational program for students in Pre-School through Grade 8. With Christ as our model, our dedicated professional’s partner with parents to create a safe, nurturing, value-centered learning environment that ensures academic excellence. We provide our students with the knowledge, skills and experiences to reach their full potential.

Profile of a Graduate

A graduate of St. Rose School…


  • Has developed a strong faith consistent with age and maturity.
  • Demonstrates Catholic values through an active prayer life and consistent participation in the sacraments.
  • Displays a sense of stewardship for the Earth.
  • Exhibits a strong commitment to stewardship through acts of service to school, parish, local and global communities.
  • Demonstrates evidence of moral decision-making.
  • Displays concern for others.
  • Is an active participant in her/his parish community.


  • Has developed a desire to be a life-long learner.
  • Demonstrates a mastery of curriculum that exceeds state standards.
  • Is prepared for the rigors of high school
  • Is organized, self-disciplined, and goal-oriented.
  • Applies problem-solving skills.
  • Is proficient in written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates competence in the use of technology.


  • Possesses the skills to be a leader, yet is keenly aware of when it is appropriate to follow.
  • Communicates responsibly.
  • Is respectful of self and others.
  • Demonstrates the ability to adapt to new social situations.
  • Demonstrates conflict resolutions skills.
  • Recognizes that we all have special gifts and is accepting of others’ differences.
  • Demonstrates the ability to resist change that is negative or contrary to our Catholic values.


  • Is respectful in physical appearance.
  • Has a knowledge of the nutrition, health, and fitness practices necessary to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Has an understanding of how personal choices can impact physical health.