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 Supply Lists

    Our supply lists for the 2017-2018 school year are now available. Take a look, and feel free to download them at your convenience.

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  • Summer Learning

    It may be summer, but that doesn’t mean our students should put learning on hold!

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  • Volunteers Needed

    Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School is looking for adult and teen volunteers to help plan, set up, manage stations, and lead small groups.

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  • Summer Office Hours

    The school office will be open during the summer months. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Have a safe and enjoyable summer!

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  • Violin Lessons

    St. Rita School is offering violin lessons during the 2017-2018 school year, continuing the program from St. Stephen’s School!

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  • Going Green

    The St. Rita School business office is going green, and we are encouraging our families to participate! 

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  • Home School Association Final Meeting Presentation

    Our Home School Association (HSA) recently conducted their final meeting of the 2016-2017 school year. 

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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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  • Summer Camp

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

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