St Rita School

  • St Rita Motto: Worship, Learn, Serve  MissionSt. Rita Catholic School empowers students to reach their potential as learners and servant leaders through faith, hope, love, and the joyful pursuit of knowled
  • At St. Rita Catholic School we...Lead all to Christ through a Catholic education.Foster a safe, Christ-centered environment based on kindness, compassion, gentleness, humility, and thankfulness.Partner with parents, the parish, and the community.Believe children deserve the opportunity to learn to their full potential.Work toward progress always seeking opportunities to grow.
  • Vision: St. Rita Catholic School will be a leader in innovative and service-driven Catholic education.

School News

  • Strategic Direction - 07/16/2019 - Our Advisory Council, in consultation with the Superintendent of Catholic Schools, developed and published a plan for the Strategic Direction for St. Rita Catholic School as of April 18, 2018. ...more The objectives are aligned with the TCCED and Dallas Diocesan Standards for Catholic school strategic plans. Please review our Guiding Statements below.hide

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded1964
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1999

Student Body

Total Students714 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade St Rita School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size22 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms sold through Risse Brothers)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,150
Tuition NotesTuition discount for members of the church.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSonbol Mannas

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Speech and Drama

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Kido Kinetics

School Notes

  • What parents and students say about St. Rita Catholic School:
  •  "I can tell you, in no uncertain terms, I feel so beyond blessed and lucky as                                                  
  • 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."
  • The girls have made life-long friends and learned a great deal- both academically and spiritually.

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"I can tell you, in no uncertain terms, I feel so beyond blessed and lucky as an SRS parent."
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"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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"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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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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"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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