Shadowing is the best opportunity for you to experience what it is like to be a St. Rita student. Any young man in the 6th, 7th and 8th grade who is interested in attending St. Rita can schedule a Shadow Day. You will be paired with a St. Rita Freshman or Sophomore or someone you know and accompany that Ritaman throughout the school day.  Shadowing is open for students who are currently in grade school.

You can contact Mr. Ed Leiser ’04, at (773) 925-6600 ext. 6613, e-mail him at, or simply fill out the form below to arrange a Shadow Day.

There are no Shadow Days on the following Dates:

  • September 5
  • September 16
  • October 13
  • October 14
  • October 17
  • November 7
  • November 21--25
  • December 15--20 (Final Exams)
  • December 21--Jan.3 (Christmas Break)
  • January 16
  • January 27--30
  • February 16--17
  • March 20--24
  • April 14--17
  • May 29--June 2

Shadow Day Policy

  • Students will not be permitted to Shadow without prior arrangements.

  • Visiting students should arrive at 7:45 a.m. in the main entrance that faces Western Avenue. They will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m.

  • Visiting students must wear school attire: dress pants, dress shoes, and a collared shirt (polo shirts acceptable).

  • Lunch will be provided.

  • Parents of the visiting student are responsible for transportation to and from St. Rita High School.

2017 Summer Tours of St. Rita!

Contact the Admissions Office at 773-925-7482 or e-mail Ed Leiser '04 ( to arrange a tour of St. Rita this June, July or August.  Tours will be scheduled upon a mutually agreed upon date and time.  

Take a Personal Tour/Family Visit

Parents and families are invited to visit St. Rita for a personal tour with our Admissions Office.  We recognize many families have busy schedules, and we want you to see our beautiful school when you are available!  Pre-scheduled private tours are available for your convenience and last approximately 45 minutes. Please schedule your tour with Mr. Ed Leiser, ’04, Director of Admissions.

You can contact the Admissions Office at 773-925-RITA (7482) for more information or at