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St. Rita School
...the place to be where the love of Christ is lived and shared.

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 eighth 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. 

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 and 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 theatre, sports, yearbook, mock trial, coding, and robotics, Spanish in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, art, 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

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Latest News
PreK Enrollment Now Open

Enrollment is now open for the 2023–2024 school year!

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Re-enrollment Survey

On Monday, January 23, we sent out a re-enrollment survey form to all school families as we started planning for the 2023–2024 school year. We have been discussing many exciting initiatives for next school year, and I am hoping that you and your family will be part of it.

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Teacher Wish Lists

Please support our teachers and faculty and visit their Wish List page.

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New Dean of Student Life 
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20+ Clubs & Co-Curricular Activities
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Full Athletics Program
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Maker Space & Outdoor Classroom
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5 Weekly Specials & Hot Lunch Program
What St. Rita Families Say About Us