St. Rita School proudly presents Schoolhouse Rock Live! JR., Thursday April 27, 2017 7pm, Friday April 28, 2017 7pm, Saturday April 29, 2pm & 7pm, For ticket information call 203-248-5513

Welcome to St. Rita School

Welcome! St. Rita School is a Catholic Parish elementary school located in Hamden, Connecticut, serving students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. We provide our students a superior academic education with a Catholic focus that calls them to respect God, others, and themselves. Our faculty and staff are highly qualified and incredibly dedicated to our mission to help students reach their potential. We have a strong tradition of providing an excellent academic program richly interwoven with spiritual elements. We prepare our students to go forward firmly rooted in the Catholic faith with a desire to serve and enrich our world. We invite you to visit these pages and learn about us.

A Message from Our School

Dear Parents,

It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome you to St. Rita School. We believe our students are the best testimony of life at our school. These young people are eager to learn, fervent in prayer, and they desire to serve others.

St. Rita School boasts a qualified faculty that is dedicated to the development of our students spiritually, academically, morally, physically, and emotionally. When our students graduate, they continue to be successful in area high schools and are a credit to their community.

We are proud to offer a range of both curricular and co-curricular activities, including newspaper, sports, yearbook, Spanish in pre-kindergarten through eighth grades, and music. We invite you to experience the spirit of our school, “a place where the love of Christ is lived and shared.”

In the Heart of Christ,

Our Administration & Faculty

Latest News and Events

  • Our Grandparent Connection

    We encourage you to join our Grandparent Connection

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  • Last Day of School

    Our last day of school is June 14, 2017. 

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  • Lunch In Classrooms

    From April 20 to April 28, lunch will be in classrooms. 

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  • IOWA Testing

    IOWA testing will take place from May 1-12 for students in grades 3-7. The IOWA assessments help determine how students are performing on nationwide standards.

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  • Grandparent's/Special Person's Day

    We invite all grandparents and special persons to celebrate grandparent's/special person's day with us on Friday, May 5. 

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  • Family Fun At Ashley's Ice Cream Cafe

    St. Rita's School invites you to join us for a family fun afternoon at Ashley's Ice Cream Cafe on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. 

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  • Anniversary Celebration Photos

    We would like to thank all who attended our 60th anniversary celebration, liturgy, and dinner.

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  • Upcoming Events April - June

    As the end of the school year approaches, we have a lot going on.

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  • St. Rita School 60th Anniversary Campaign

    We started a 60th Anniversary Campaign, and we need your help to reach our goal! Please visit our Support Us page to learn more.

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  • St. Rita Vacation Bible School

    Send your kids (grades pre-K through 5) on an imaginative and impacting adventure!

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  • School House Rock! Live! T-shirt and Ticket Orders

    Get ready to rock the school house! 

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  • Mother And Son Night Of Fun

    Attention, moms and sons! This year we are going outside! We are excited to announce this year's event is on Friday, May 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at YMCA Camp Sloper in Southington. 

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  • $10,000 Tuition Raffle

    St. Rita School proudly presents our first annual tuition raffle! The raffle ticket sales will run from Tuesday, March 14 through Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

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  • Mother's Day Plant Sale

    It's almost that time of year, once again! It’s time to start thinking about our annual Mother's Day Plant Sale.

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  • Summer Camp

    St. Rita School summer camp is on June 19 through July 28. 

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  • 2016-2017 School Year Goals

    Our 2016-2017 school year goals are now available online.

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