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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  • School Handbooks

    The beginning of the new school year is the perfect time to review our school handbooks.

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  • Back to School Newsletter

    Our back to school newsletter is now available!

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  • Fall Soccer

    If your child is entering 7th or 8th grade and would like to join the soccer team, please complete and submit your registration form by August 30, 2019.

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  • Summer Work Packets

    Summer work packets for all students are now available. 

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  • At-a-glance 2019–2020 Calendar

    Please check out our 2019–2020 school calendar.

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  • 2019–2020 School Year

    School will reopen for the 2019–2020 school year on Monday, August 26 with a soft opening visiting day.

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