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!

Summer Work Packets

Summer work packets for all students are now available. Summer packets are based on the grade that the student will be entering in the fall. All summer work packets are due on the first day of school. Please visit our Summer Learning page for more information.

At-a-glance 2019–2020 Calendar

Please check out our 2019–2020 school calendar. Please mark your calendar with our upcoming days off school and parent conferences. Please come back often to find out about items we add to the calendar throughout the year.


Have you heard the great news? St. Rita School will be creating its very own Makerspace! Wondering what a Makerspace is? A Makerspace provides hands-on, creative ways to encourage students to design, experiment, build, and invent as they deeply engage in science, engineering, tinkering, and all other areas of their daily curriculum. Stay tuned for pictures, information, and ways you can help!

Summer Tours

Tours of St. Rita School are available throughout the summer on Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Please call to schedule your personal tour. We are currently still accepting applications for the 2019–2020 school year.

2019–2020 School Year

School will reopen for the 2019–2020 school year on Monday, August 26 with a soft opening visiting day. We will sent out a back-to-school newsletter during the week of August 12. Please note that we will not send out class assignments until just before the start of school.  

Summer Office Hours

Our summer office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Have a safe and enjoyable summer!

School Supply List

Our 2019–2020 school supply list is now available. Please check out our list and have fun shopping for your new supplies!

2019 Summer Camp

St. Rita School presents Summer Camp - The place to be…in the summer - June 17-July 26, 2019 - 1601 Ave Hamden, CT - Visit for more informationBelieve it or not, summer is just around the corner! We will once again be offering a six-week, summer-camp program. This program will be open to campers ages 4-14. New this year will be on-site and off-site field trips at no additional cost to the camper.

We offer camp for six weeks starting the week of June 17 through July 26, 2019, but the dates are subject to change if the school year gets extended due to inclement weather. Summer-camp hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for full-time campers and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for half-day campers. We have extended the camp hours to accommodate working parents, however you may pick up your camper(s) at the time most convenient for your schedule.

Please see our Summer Camp page for more details and registration information.