52 Short Hills Avenue, Short Hills, NJ 07078 | (973) 379-3973 | 2021-2022 Registration Packet

St. Rose of Lima Academy, established in 1869, is a fully-accredited, coeducational Catholic school located in Short Hills, New Jersey. The Academy has approximately 225 students, and offers full-day Kindergarten through grade eight as well as a pre-school program for children ages 2.5, 3 and 4.  St. Rose offers academic excellence, an experienced teaching staff, comprehensive facilities, wide-ranging extracurricular activities, and a nurturing environment that seeks to develop the full potential of all its students. 
St. Rose maintains high academic standards, as shown by the students results on standardized tests. St. Rose students continually score above both the diocesan and national averages on all standardized test.  Additionally, a number of seventh and eighth graders have qualified to participate in the Johns Hopkins University Talent Search, which recognizes exceptional mathematical and verbal reasoning abilities and gives middle-school students the opportunity to take the SAT. 
St. Rose has been recognized as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School. 


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2021-2022 Registration Packet (PDF)

Thank you for your interest in Saint Rose of Lima Academy.

The process for new families to apply for admission to SRLA in the 2021-22 school year is as follows:

1. Complete the online application in our Powerschool platform HERE.

2. Submit the completed Registration Packet, which includes the Tuition Contract and all rates.

3. Enroll in our online tuition payment system, SMART. The link to create your account is HERE. Select "Create A New Account" and use code 00257 to select St. Rose of Lima Academy.

It is only after all of the above steps are completed that will we accept the initial payment of the Registration Fee and Tuition Deposit, dependent on there being available space left in the class.

Derek Czernikowski, our Tuition Bursar, can answer any tuition questions regarding actual tuition costs, as we have two rate schedules.

You can reach Derek at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

St. Rose of Lima Academy

Principal: Tina Underwood, Ed.S.
52 Short Hills Avenue
Short Hills, New Jersey 07078
Phone: 973-379-3973
Fax: 973-379-3722



National Blue Ribbon School



St. Rose of Lima Parish

Pastor: Father Robert Harahan

50 Short Hills Ave
Short Hills, NJ 07078

Phone: 973-379-3912 
Fax: 973-379-6157 

Website: http://www.stroseshorthills.org