St Rita School

  • St. Rita is an inclusive elementary and middle school entrusted by the Catholic Church in New Orleans with the mission of developing God's children spiritually, academically, and culturally.
  • Realizing that this profound responsibility unfolds best within a faith community and a family, the parish, staff, students and parents celebrate the Gospels through prayer and service to each other, and liturgical worship.
  • Excellence is education and co-curricula pursuits have as their goals the formation of faith-filled, resourceful citizens willing and able to create a just world in this technological millennium, always mindful of God's permeating Spirit.
  • The mission of St. Rita School reflects that of the Roman Catholic Church and the Marianite Sisters of Holy Cross.
  • It is one of incarnating the love and compassion of Christ by incorporation of Christian values into every area of life, the fostering of a family spirit and service to each other and community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7

Student Body

Total Students254 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St Rita School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Orleans
    Academy Of The Sacred Heart
    Academy Of The Sacred Heart Photo - Kindergarten girls in the library.
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-12 | 756 students
    2 miles
    4521 Saint Charles Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 891-1943
    2 NS-12
    756
  • New Orleans
    Brother Martin High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 8-12 | 1247 students
    4.7 miles
    4401 Elysian Fields Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    (504) 283-1561
    4.7 8-12
    1247
  • New Orleans
    Cathedral Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-7 | 155 students
    3 miles
    820 Dauphine Street
    New Orleans, LA 70116
    (504) 525-3860
    3 PK-7
    155
  • New Orleans
    Grades: PK-5 | 244 students
    3.2 miles
    2022 St. Bernard Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70116
    (504) 943-6131
    3.2 PK-5
    244
  • New Orleans
    Grades: 8-12 | 576 students
    1.8 miles
    5300 Saint Charles Ave
    New Orleans, LA 70115
    (504) 895-5717
    1.8 8-12
    576

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