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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  • Newsletters

    Stay up to date with what is going on at St. Rita. We encourage you to check out our newsletter.

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  • Catholic Schools Week Kick Off

    Help us kick off Catholic Schools Week! St. Rita School will be hosting two masses on Sunday, January 28, 2018. 

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  • NEASC Parent Survey

    Please take a moment to fill out our parent survey as part of our NEASC re-accreditation process.

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  • Boy Scout Ziti Dinner

    Come join Boy Scout Troop 614 for their Annual Ziti dinner and raffle on January 27 at 5:00 p.m. in the DPC.

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  • Sibling Enrollment at St. Rita School

    We are currently accepting applications for siblings (new to our school) of our current families for grades pre-K3 through grade 8. Please e-mail Carissa Civitello for admissions information.

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  • Open House

    St. Rita School is gearing up for the 2018-2019 school year. Help us spread the word about our upcoming open house for prospective families on Sunday, January 21, 2018!

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  • First Holy Communion

    Our second graders are working towards their first holy communion. 

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