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Admissions: Prospective Families

When you apply to St. Rose of Lima School, we want to get to know you. We hope to learn about our

students talents and passions.  We empower you to try things that not only help you grow and learn, but also help to serve our community. 

  Steps to Become Part of the St. Rose Community 
  •  Schedule a Campus Tour: Let us introduce you to our community and answer your questions!   Email Us  -  Call Us

  •  Submit Necessary Paperwork: Once you submit an application, you will receive a list of necessary documentation; please turn this paperwork in to the   school office (eg. Transcripts, birth certificate, immunization record, etc.)

  •  Take the Assessment Test: Once you have completed your application, we will contact you within seven business days to schedule an assessment test   (unless your child is coming from another Catholic school).


  • Students applying to Kindergarten must be at least five (5) years of age prior to September 1st of the year they wish to gain entrance to St. Rose

  • All students entering Kindergarten - 8th grade must take an assessment test (except incoming first grade students from St. Peter Claver Kindergarten).

  • Supplemental documents will be required along with the application; all necessary documents are listed within the application instructions.

    • Copy of Birth Certificate

    • Copy of immunization records

    • Copy of Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)

    • Copy of First Reconciliation Certificate (if applicable)

    • Copy of First Communion Certificate (if applicable)

    • Copies of the most current Progress Reports or Report Cards

    • Copy of previous year’s STAR testing results

  • Once you submit your application, we will notify you via email of receipt of the application.

  • If space is available, we will contact you to schedule a date and time for the assessment test.

  • If no space is available in the desired grade, we can place you on our waiting list.

  • Within 7 business days of taking the assessment, you will receive an email letting you know the status of your application.

  • Non-Discrimination Policy


Communications:  Please provide a reliable email address that is checked by you frequently, as email has proven to be an incredible resource that is both a quick and efficient way to answer your questions, and to send confirmation and reminder notices throughout the admissions process. Should your email address change, please be sure to inform the school office at, or at 805.526.5304, so that we may update your file.




Once we extend an invitation to attend our school, you will receive an email with instructions about online enrollment.   This is a very important step, and your child will NOT be officially enrolled at St. Rose until online enrollment is completed.   The online enrollment process includes the submission of medical information.





Students who apply for entry into Middle School (6-8 Grade) will have a personal interview with the principal and are accepted on the basis of the entrance test, a recent report card, the interview, and the involvement of the parents.


St. Rose of Lima Elementary & Middle School:

  • Serves Simi Valley, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Porter Ranch, Chatsworth, and the surrounding areas

  • Is the only Catholic elementary school in Simi Valley

  • Proudly serving the parishes of St. Rose of Lima, St. Peter Claver (on the east end of Simi Valley), and Holy Cross (in Moorpark)


If you would like to request information, set up a school tour, or just have questions, we invite you to contact St. Rose of Lima School 


We are proud of our school and eager to welcome you. Every day is an Open House at St. Rose!

An Investment in Knowledge Always Pays the Best Interest.  - Benjamin Franklin

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