St. Rita School

St. Rita Elementry School is a catholic parish elementary school that provides the opportunity for students to achieve academic excellence in a nurturing, faith-filled environment.
We prepare our students to be responsible Christian citizens who can make sound, moral choices and think critically to meet the challenges of today's rapidly changing society and those they will face in the future.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students415 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade St. Rita School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,

School Notes

  • St. Rita School is one of the largest Catholic elementary schools in the Hartford archdiocese, serving over 300 students in pre-kindergarten through the 8th grade.For over three generations, we have welcomed all families who want to provide their children with the excellent academic program, nurturing environment, and spiritual foundation of a Catholic education. Our highly qualified faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students reach their full potential. Since our founding in 1956, our students have been deeply involved in our parish and our community. They learn early on the importance and satisfaction of serving and enriching the lives of others.
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