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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. Rita School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
261 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
St. Rita School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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St. Rita School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. Rita School?

The application deadline for St. Rita School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 261 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Alexandria, VA is $27,579 for elementary schools and $42,503 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alexandria, VA is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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