St. Rita Catholic School is a Catholic, co-educational day school for students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
The school was established in 1964 by the Jesuits in conjunction with the formation of St.
Rita Catholic Church. Today the school utilizes more than 76,500 square feet of classroom space, offices, science and computer labs, library, art room, gymnasium, locker rooms and a dining hall.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 773 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,150
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1964
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1999

Student Body

Total Students
773 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Rita School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms sold through Risse Brothers

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition discount for members of the church.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sonbol Mannas

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Speech and Drama

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program

School Notes

  • Motto:  Worship, Learn, Serve
  • Mission:  St. Rita Catholic School empowers students to reach their potential as learners and servant leaders through faith, hope, love, and the joyful pursuit of knowledge. 
  • Vision: St. Rita Catholic School will be centered in Christ and committed to academic excellence, guiding students to be critical thinkers, integrating faith, truth, and service for the sake of a more just and humane world.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Josh Bell - Pro Baseball Player
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Rita School cost?

St. Rita School's tuition is approximately $8,150 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. Rita School?

The acceptance rate of St. Rita School is 85%, which is equal to the national average of 85%.

Who are famous alumni from St. Rita School?

St. Rita School famous alumni include: Josh Bell.

What sports does St. Rita School offer?

St. Rita School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is St. Rita School's ranking?

St. Rita School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Largest student body and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. Rita School?

The application deadline for St. Rita School is Jan. 31.

School Calendar

View the St. Rita School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Spring Break (Events)
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 14, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 15, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 16, 2023 (Thursday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 17, 2023 (Friday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
Our granddaughter is finishing her first year at St. Rita. It warms my heart when she FaceTimes me and recites the prayers she has learned. She loves going to school. Next year she will be in Kindergarten, and I'm anxious to hear all about her days at St. Rita.
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5  
"I can tell you, in no uncertain terms, I feel so beyond blessed and lucky as an SRS parent."
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5  
"I know that all of my kids have benefited from their Catholic education and the strength of the academic programs.... We are confident that our kids are all prepared to tackle whatever lies in their future with the foundation set by their St. Rita experience.
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5  
"As long time parishioners, we love the strong sense of community throughout the church and can see the overlap of this community throughout the school. The engagement of the children both academically and socially was very visible through the tour of each of the classrooms during their regular school day."
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5  
St. Rita school gave me a strong foundations of academic and faith that has continued to positively impact every aspect of my adult life.
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5  
"Carrying the banner was actually pretty special. When I walked in, I was on the side near the wall. I walked past most of the teachers that taught me while I've been at St. Rita. Seeing their faces go by me while I was carrying that banner meant a lot to me. I've grown up here. It was really cool."
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 773 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,150
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Dallas, TX is $13,361 for elementary schools and $17,962 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dallas, TX is 75% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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