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
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,
Latest News and Events
Our Grandparent Connection
We encourage you to join our Grandparent Connection!Read more
Trunk or Treat
Our 10th annual trunk or treat is on Friday, October 25 in the school parking lot from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.Read more
Boys Basketball Coach
We are in need of a 5th grade boys basketball coach. This position is open to any parent, alumni, aunt, uncle, friend, etc.Read more
The St. Rita School Early Learning Center has a job opening for an assistant teacher.Read more
Pink Day 2019
Join St. Rita School and the Town of Hamden as we paint Hamden pink on Friday, October 18.Read more
Picture days will take place on Monday, October 21 and on Tuesday, October 22.Read more
Study Skills Workshop
Attention, 4th and 5th grade parents! Does your child need some assistance adjusting to their new grade level?Read more
We wanted to remind you that our winter uniform will begin on October 1.Read more
We invite prospective families to join us for our open house on Sunday, November 3 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.Read more