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St. Rita Elementary School
"Putting our Faith into Action."
  • St. Rita Elementary School
  • 30 Summer Valley Dr.
  • Brampton ON , L6Z 4V6
  • Principal: Jennifer Vieira
  • Vice Principal(s): Steven Quartarone

  • Superintendents: Tammy-Lynne Peel
  • Trustee: Darryl D'Souza (Brampton Ward 2)
    Paula Dametto-Giovannozzi (Caledon Ward 2)
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School History

​Welcome to St. Rita Elementary School

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 Our School History


St. Rita Catholic Elementary School is located at 30 Summer Valley Drive (Brampton), on the site of the pioneer homestead of Bartholomew and Phoebe Snell (1839 – 1871), in the historic community of Snelgrove.

The school opened in September 2003 and was blessed on June 1, 2004.

St. Rita School is named in honour of St. Rita of Cascia, a member of the Augustinian Sisters who was canonized in 1900 and whose feast is celebrated on May 22nd. While praying before a crucifix in 1442, Rita was ‘marked’ on her forehead by a thorn from the crown of Jesus Christ, a wound she bore until the day she died.

As a faith community, the school has embraced St. Rita’s virtues, as a ‘Peacemaker’ and the ‘Saint of the Impossible’.

St. Rita School is an active member of the St. Leonard Parish. The school’s motto "Putting Our Faith into Action" is brought to life in the many outreach opportunities afforded to staff, students and their families through annual food and clothing drives as well as the Toronto Archdiocese's​ ShareLife campaign.

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