St. Rita School
...the place to be where the love of Christ is lived and shared.
1601 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06517
Phone: (203) 248.3114
Business Office: (203) 248.5513
Paper windmills made from student artwork and displayed outside in the grass

What's in the News

With everything going on at St. Rita School, we always have something newsworthy to share. We enjoy letting you know about the great things our students are accomplishing and the important activities happening at school. Check back often!

Our Grandparent Connection

We encourage you to join our Grandparent Connection! This valuable resource will afford grandparents the opportunity to stay informed about the happenings at St. Rita School. Sign up now!

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. Children collect Halloween goodies and have an evening of fun. This event is open to all St. Rita School families. Please RSVP online.

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. Please contact us via email for more information.

Job Opportunity

The St. Rita School Early Learning Center has a job opening for an assistant teacher. The position is 12 to 15 hours per week (three to four days) either in the early morning or the late afternoon. Candidates need to be at least 18 years old, and we welcome college students, school parents, or active seniors. Contact Colleen via email or phone at (203) 288.6828 for further details.

Pink Day 2019

Join St. Rita School and the Town of Hamden as we paint Hamden pink on Friday, October 18. Donate $1 or more to wear pink. Please wear pink items in addition to your uniform. All proceeds go directly to the American Cancer Society. 

Picture Days

Picture days will take place on Monday, October 21 and on Tuesday, October 22. Please visit the Lifetouch website to place orders online using ID: RI239054Q0. Dress your best, and be ready to smile!

Study Skills Workshop

Attention, 4th and 5th grade parents! Does your child need some assistance adjusting to their new grade level? Does your child need to strengthen their organizational skills? Does your child need extra help with their study skills? Mrs. Conklin, a retired St. Rita School teacher, will be offering a four-week workshop reviewing some organizational and study skills and teaching some new ones to 4th and 5th graders. The workshop will take place on October 3, 10, 17, and 24 from dismissal time to 4:00 p.m. The cost is $40, cash only. Please register online

Winter Uniform

We wanted to remind you that our winter uniform will begin on October 1, which means that all students must wear their winter uniform beginning October 1. Please keep in mind that we do not allow shorts, and that we do not allow sneakers in grades K–8 (only allowed with gym uniform.) Please review the family handbook for proper uniform information.

Open House

We invite prospective families to join us for our open house on Sunday, November 3 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. During the open house, you will have the opportunity to learn more about what our school has to offer and what it means to be a part of the St. Rita community. Please visit our Open House Registration page to register, and we will see you soon!