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!

St. Rita School Early Learning Center Donations Needed

St. Rita School Early Learning Center is requesting donations from families who have some gently used items that they have outgrown or no longer use. 

We are in need of the following items:

  • Plastic, outdoor picnic tables
  • Two train tables
  • Fisher-Price barn with animals and people
  • Simple musical instruments - bells, egg shakers, and tambourines
  • An electric infant swing
  • A large crockpot for heating bottles

End of First Trimester

The end of the first trimester is quickly approaching. Grades will be closing on Wednesday, November 20 and we will send report cards home on Tuesday, November 26. Parents of grades fourth through eighth-grade have the opportunity to receive bi-monthly progress reports on their child. We generate these reports automatically for those who have signed up. Simply go to the Educonnect portal and check the box and begin receiving those reports.

Sibling Registration

Sibling registration for the upcoming school year is now open. We will give priority to current families to register a sibling until January 31, 2020. You can obtain registration information by contacting Admissions Director, Carissa Civitello by email.

Learning Beyond the Classroom

Children are learning everywhere and all the time, and they need a variety of learning experiences to fully develop. In our outside classroom, our students are growing in many areas such as gross and fine motor development, social-emotional development, and creative expression. Please take a moment to read our beyond the classroom flyer to learn the vast benefits of learning outside the classroom.

MakerSpace Learning Hub

St. Rita School made a promise to our parents and students that our school is an environment which focuses on educational, spiritual, and personal growth. This year we furthered that promise with the enrichment of learning in our NEW MakerSpace Learning Hub, which offers unlimited learning possibilities for our students. To learn more about this wonderful program, please take a moment to read our for MakerSpace Learning Hub flyer.

Virtus Training Information

At St. Rita School there are endless opportunities to get involved as a parent/grandparent. We welcome your ideas, insight, and knowledge to help strengthen our SRS community. All volunteers must become certified in the Virtus Training and complete a background check. 

Please visit the Virtus Training website for upcoming training dates, locations, and registration.

New Dates Available:

  • Saturday, November 16 at 9:00 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Parish Center, Hamden
  • Sunday, November 24 at 1:30 p.m. St. Mary's Branford

If you have completed your Virtus class please bring your certificate and handbook signature to Sister Anne.

A Few Spots Remain!

St. Rita School is teaming up with Empower Her to form a middle school after school girl's club! This newly formed club will focus around the social/emotional topics of leadership, self-esteem, friendship, bullying, financial literacy, body image, healthy choices, and service. 

The program will be educational and project-based with a new project each session! Girls will meet to discuss issues that they are experiencing in a safe environment. This group will address topics through resource information, projects, and discussions.

To sign up to participate, please view and fill out the St. Rita School/Empower Her Girls Club Registration Google form. We look forward to your participation!

Referral Bonus

Did you know that if you refer a friend to St. Rita School (SRS), you will receive a referral bonus? To learn more, please view our Referral Program page for all the details and requirements! Thanks for your support of SRS!