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!

National Catholic Schools Week

Please join us for our annual celebration of National Catholic Schools Week beginning on Sunday, January 27. We will be kicking off Catholic Schools Week (January 27-February 2) with two student-led masses. There will be a 9:00 a.m. mass on Sunday, January 27 at St. Stephen Church and an 11:30 a.m. mass on Sunday, January 27 at St. Rita Church. We ask that students wear their school uniforms to show their school pride at either mass and receive a free dress day coupon from Msgr. Joe.

Father-Daughter Dance

Save the date for our father-daughter dance on Friday, April 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. We hope you can join us for a wonderful evening of dancing and dessert.

Tuition Raffle

St. Rita School will be selling raffle tickets for its annual tuition raffle beginning on Sunday, January 27. We ask each family to sell or buy two tickets. Tickets are $50 each with only 800 available tickets, so buy your ticket early. You can use prize money to pay for tuition at any accredited k-12 school, college or university, or to pay back students loans. The winner does not have to personally use the money and can designate the money to any student. The drawing will take place on Saturday, April 27 at St. Rita School during the evening performance of Peter Pan Jr. The winner need not be present to win. Extra tickets are available by calling the school at (203) 248.3114 or by contacting us via email. Proceeds from the raffle will support St. Rita School’s operating budget. 

Chipotle Fundraiser Night

Please join us for dinner at our Chipotle fundraiser night on Saturday, February 2 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!

Wood n Tap Hamden Fundraiser

Please join us for our Wood n Tap Hamden fundraiser on Tuesday, March 12 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. We appreciate your support!

Sibling Registration

Registration for the 2019–2020 school year is now available to our SRS siblings. Please contact Carissa Civitello for more information. Our pre-k classes fill up quickly so apply soon to guarantee a spot!


St. Rita School is premiering our new year-round fundraising initiative with our ShopWithScrip gift card program!

Scrip turns your everyday shopping into earnings for our school, because St. Rita School will earn money every time you shop. From your purchases of the over 750 brands of gift cards available, St. Rita School will automatically receive a rebate percentage from each card. There's a gift card available for every occasion - from groceries, gas, dining out, home improvement projects, clothing, travel, and so much more! Please visit our Support Us page for more information.

St. Rita Celebrates Our Cultures

We want to celebrate all of the wonderful cultures that make St. Rita School a wonderful place to be! Each month we would like to recognize and feature one culture of our St. Rita families. We ask that families share pictures, stories, artifacts, religious beliefs, influential Saints, and more that represent their most special traditions. We will return all items at the end of the month, and we will display cultures on a hallway bulletin board. All items are due one week prior to the beginning of the month. Please save the date for our annual multi-cultural night on Thursday, March 21, 2019.