St Rita School

Tel: (703)548-1888
Grades: PK-8 | 238 students
Saint Rita School embraces the principle that “the soul of education is the education of the soul”.
We are a small Catholic school dedicated to forming children intellectually and spiritually using the teachings and traditions of the Catholic Church and the patrimony of Western Civilization.
St. Rita School believes: children are created in God’s image and therefore have great dignity; parents are the primary educators of their children and they glorify God by bringing their children closer to Him; education enhances a child’s potential to glorify God; the school is to teach a strong academic curriculum, the tenets of the Catholic Faith, and the habits of mind and traits of character that are essential for success in this world and the next; teachers are to be living models of faith, animated by love and generosity, and capable of forming young minds and hearts; and the parish supports this Catholic education of children by providing prayer, the presence of priests and volunteers, and financial subsidies.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students 238 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade St Rita School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Commonwealth Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Episcopal School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grace Episcopal School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Alexandria
    Grades: NS-5 | 101 students
    0.1 miles
    3601 Russell Road
    Alexandria, VA 22305
  • Alexandria
    Grades: K-8 | 205 students
    0.7 miles
    2400 Russell Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Alexandria
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    Special Program Emphasis (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 143 students
    1.1 miles
    1801 Russell Road
    Alexandria, VA 22301
  • Arlington
    Potomac Crescent Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-3 | 74 students
    1.1 miles
    923 23rd St S
    Arlington, VA 22202
  • Alexandria
    Grades: PK-8 | 346 students
    1.2 miles
    1417 W Braddock Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22302

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