Saint Rose of Lima is under a network of 15 Independence Mission Schools.St. Rose of Lima School is an urban Catholic School in Philadelphia, PA. which 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 Pre-Kindergarten 3 through grade 8.

Throughout the past 96 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.