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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  • New Crusader Club

    We created the SRS Crusader Club to help promote and welcome visitors to St. Rita School. Students chosen for the Crusader Club receive training in becoming student ambassadors for various events throughout the school year.

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  • Dress Down Day

    On Thursday, September 21 (International Day of Peace) St. Rita School will host a dress down day to help the victims of the hurricanes.

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  • Calling All Volunteers

    Want to get involved at St. Rita School? We need room parents and volunteers for upcoming events.

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  • Stop & Shop A+ Rewards

    Beginning October ­­6, 2017, St. Rita School has the opportunity to participate in and earn cash from A+ School Rewards, a great fundraising program run through your local Stop & Shop! 

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  • International Day Of Peace

    On Thursday, September 21 we will be having a prayer service in recognition of the International Day of Peace. The service begins at 9:00 a.m. in our gym. 

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  • High School Night

    St. Rita School high school night for 6th through 8th grade is on Wednesday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. Watch for more details coming soon.

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  • Lifetouch School Pictures

    School pictures are on Tuesday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 18. Dress your best, and be ready to smile!

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  • Walk-A-Thon Food Donations

    The walk-a-thon committee needs your help to make the day a fun-filled one! We are reaching out to the school community for food donations.

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  • Clothing Drive at the Walk-A-Thon

    We are again holding a clothing drive sponsored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Connecticut Foundation during the walk-a-thon.

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  • In Need Of Walk-A-Thon Volunteers!

    Calling all families! Our annual walk-a-thon is on Sunday, September 24, and we need you to make the walk-a-thon a success.

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  • Save The Date for the Annual Walk-A-Thon!

    Our annual Walk-A-Thon is on Sunday, September 24, 2017.

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  • No School

    There is no school for students on Monday, September 25 due to teacher professional development. Enjoy your long weekend!

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  • Dismissal Procedure

    We will not release students from school or allow them to leave school grounds without the approval of the principal. 

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  • West Point Football Experience

    On Saturday, November 11 St. Rita Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a bus trip to West Point for the 12:00 p.m. game between Army and Duke. 

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  • Employment Opportunity at the St. Rita School Early Learning Center

    Are you looking for a part-time job? We need at part-time assistant teacher for the St. Rita School Early Learning Center. 

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  • Parking

    Please remember to not park in the parking lot during morning drop off. There is a drop off lane marked by yellow cones. A faculty member will be directing the traffic each morning.

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  • Chromebook Information

    The hardware support onsite service packet is available below. Take a look!

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  • Parent/Student Handbook

    The 2017-2018 Parent/Student Handbook is now available to view or download on the Home page under the Parents and Students Quicklinks. 

  • School Lunch

    Eating a high-quality, nutritious meal is important for a healthy mind and body. We are happy to offer delicious hot lunch options for our students daily.

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  • 60th Anniversary Campaign

    With several weeks left before the end of the year, we are working hard on the 60th anniversary campaign and trying to reach our goal.

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