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APRIL 2014

17-21 - Easter Holidays

22- School Resumes (Tuesday)

24 - PTCC Meeting @ 5:30

27 - 1st Communion Ceremony @ 10:30 Mass


5-9 Teacher's Appreciation Week

9 - Sports Banquet

11 - Mother's Day

12-16 School Spirit Week

19-21 - FINAL EXAMS (GRADES 1-7)

19-23 - Pre-K & Kdg Fun Week

26 - Memorial Day - No school

27 - Pre-K & Kdg Promotional Exercises

28 - Grades 1-7 Last Day of School; Report Cards Go Home

29 - Teacher's Record Day 



                Thank You parents for a successful testing season.  Our students have completed the Terra Nova Assessment and many students have just completed the Louisiana Educational Assessment Program, LEAP.  We are expecting to receive scores prior to the end of the school year, please stay tuned for more information.

                We will also be seeking your input as we prepare for another successful school year and we ask that all parents share their input by completing a parent survey.  Please look for the Parent Survey with the next edition of the Panther Pride.

                 Also, as a reminder: The school office will not be accepting checks for the current year's tuition, as of March 31, 2014.  You must make current year payments in the form of cash or money order.  Thankyou in advance for your cooperation.

                Mrs. Henderson



Break Down of Registration Fees

Application Fee: $150.00

Library Fee: $10.00

Clarion Hearld Fee: $15.00

Total Registration: $ 175.00

Applications are available for the 2014-15 school year in the front office.  Without these forms on file in the office your child(ren) may not be guareanteed a place for the 2014-15 school year.





Welcome to St. Rita
For 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.


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St Rita Catholic School | 65 Fontainebleau Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125 | Phone (504) 866-1777 | Fax  (504) 861-8512

90 years of Tradition, Excellence, Love, Compassion & Service