St. James & St. John School

180 Orchard St,
New Bedford, MA, 02740-0274
Tel: (508)996-0534
Grades: K - 8 | 223 students
St. James St. John School's existence and purpose is to communicate the teaching of God's message, to encourage daily prayer, and to develop the academic and spiritual growth of each child.
We strive to provide a school climate which is cognizant of the needs of children to be successful.
St. James-St. John School enrolls students from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds a rich cultural mix to generate strong self-esteem, broadening relational skills, a spirit of justice, and compassion for others in need.
The School nurtures these qualities in the students through a strong network of peers, teachers, administrators, parents, family, and community members.
St. James-St. John School encourages and stimulates students to become persons strong of body, keen of mind, and pure of heart seeking to love and serve God by loving and serving their neighbors The mission of St. James St. John School is to provide a Christian educational environment which fosters a love for learning and affords each child an opportunity to develop his/her full potential.
Our goal is to enable children to develop sound moral and spiritual values, to incorporate an awareness of peace and justice issues, and to demonstrate genuine concern for others in the light of Gospel values.
Learning and social experiences are structured in a manner that promotes mutual respect, enhanced self-esteem, and individual responsibility.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Education Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 223 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade St. James & St. John School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,850
Tuition Notes $3850 for grades 1-8 $4100 for grades PK and K
% on Financial Aid 8%
Average Financial Aid Grant $600
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cristina Raposo

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kennedy-donovan Center School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kennedy-donovan Center School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Family Holy Name School (0.7 miles away)
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  • New Bedford Kennedy-donovan Center School
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    (501)992-4756
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    0.1  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  4-12
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    New Bedford , MA , 02740
    (508)994-3800
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  • New Bedford
    Holy Family Holy Name School
    (Roman Catholic)
    91 Summer St
    New Bedford , MA , 02740
    (508)993-3547
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    0.7  mi  |  301  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
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    (508)996-3774
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    South Dartmouth , MA , 02748
    (508)997-9092
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