St. Rita Elementary School

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1601 Whitney Ave

Hamden, CT 06517

(203) 248-3114

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Catholic

Student Enrollment: 420

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for St. Rita Elementary School

As in many other schools, private or public, the administration seem to be the biggest problem. But, St. Rita had taken it a step further by having a rather aggressive and often unreasonable principal whose primary job is to bully teachers based on principal's personal likes and dislikes.

Posted by a teacher on 12/13/14

Don't send your children to this school if you expect them to receive a proper education. Don't send your children to this school if you expect them to be nurtured and treated with love and respect. The administration is awful. There are handful of good teachers but overall this school is awful.

Posted by a parent on 10/07/14

I'm a parent of two children ages 11( eleven) and 6( six) years old. I have never been more happy and more satisfied with their learning at this great catholic school. For me as a parent it's very important for my children to get a good education, to be loved and respected, and the staff members of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/17/14

The negative reviews are right on target! I can relate! Thanks for sharing the information!

Posted by a parent on 08/15/14

I am a student at St. Rita school it is by far the worst school I have attended. The principal and the teachers don't care unless your rich or your parent donates money or if your parents help out all the time. Don't even think about having friends at this school unless your rich. The quality of education ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/10/14

I am a twenty-something alum with some perspective to offer any parents who may be considering this school. St. Rita is "the place to be" if your child is Catholic, subordinate, passive, and willing to express him- or herself within the narrow spectrum of ideas and behaviors that the school considers ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/03/13

I have two children at St. Rita School and I couldn't be more pleased with the academic curriculum, moral/integrity building, parent involvement and teacher responsiveness. My children are not only receiving a solid academic education, but a one with strong Catholic values that we reinforce at home. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/18/12

We have three children attending the school and could not be more pleased. We are in the process of selecting a high school with our eldest child and are impressed by St. Rita School's reputation. Members of high school admission staff have told us that St. Rita students are well prepared in all subject ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/12

Have 2 children at SRS so far and I could not be happier. The principal, the teachers and the overall feel of the entire school is excellent. I really enjoy being part of this active and vibrant community!

Posted by a parent on 10/17/12

St. Rita School is a wonderful asset to the community of Hamden. The students are friendly, bright and engaging. They have wonderful programs for academics, arts, sports, and community involvement. Most importantly, the character formation of students is grounded in strong values and the love of ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/01/11

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Hamden schools — St. Rita Elementary School is located at 1601 Whitney Ave, Hamden CT 06517. 1601 Whitney Ave is in the 06517 ZIP code in Hamden, CT The school district for St. Rita Elementary School is the Archdiocese Of Hartford. St. Rita Elementary School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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