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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  • Golf Tournament

    The St. Rita School 22nd annual golf tournament is on Monday, June 3, and we need your help to make it a success! 

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  • Kansas Maid Braided Pastry and Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough Fundraiser

    The Kansas Maid Braided Pastry and Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough fundraiser ends on Monday, March 18.

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  • Father-Daughter Dance

    Save the date for our father-daughter dance on Friday, April 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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  • Peter Pan Jr.

    St. Rita School proudly presents Peter Pan Jr., showing from April 25 to 27.

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  • Nurse Reminders

    Be sure to check out Nurse Palma's reminders regarding 7th grade students.

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  • 2019 Summer Camp

    Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner! We will once again be offering a six-week, summer-camp program.

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  • Sneaker Drive

    St. Rita School's sneaker drive is underway, and we are collecting used, worn, or new pairs of sneakers through May 18.

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  • Crusaders Corner

    Crusaders Corner will be open every Thursday during all lunch periods.

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  • Tuition Raffle

    The third annual $10,000 tuition raffle is back!

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  • Multi-Cultural Night

    Save the date for our second annual multi-cultural night on Thursday, March 28 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

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  • Get Creative with Kindergarten Night

    Join us for an evening of painting fun and learn about our kindergarten program!

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  • St. Rita Celebrates Our Cultures

    We want to celebrate all of the wonderful cultures that make St. Rita School a wonderful place to be!

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