Welcome to St. Rita
88 years, St. Rita’s Catholic School has been an outstanding Catholic educational institution for children in New Orleans.
St. Rita is a place for strong leaders, we challenge students to become life-long learners who are self-motivated and accountable
for their education. Students reach the highest level of academic achievement, grow in their faith, make lifelong friendships,
and experience the power of service to others. St. Rita’s Catholic School prepares young students for college, while
practicing their faith in an environment in which the Good News of Jesus Christ is proclaimed through the values taught in
the school community.
St. Rita School is a state-accredited school under the auspicious of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
The school is a principle ministry of St Rita Church. St. Rita received SACS accreditation in June of 2010. St. Rita
has been administered by the Marianites Sisters of Holy Cross since its doors opened in 1924. Students of all races and
creeds, who meet our academic guidelines, are welcome at St. Rita School.
St. Rita School does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies, admissions
policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.