St. James The Greater School

1360 Tamm Avenue,
Saint Louis, MO, 63139-0631
Tel: (314)647-5244
St. James the Greater School seeks to enrich and develop the spiritual, academic, and social needs of students in an elementary setting (K-8) by providing an excellent Catholic education in an atmosphere of a community which is characterized by mutual love and concern.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Full-time learning consultant on staff.
Year Founded 1902

Student Body

Total Students 181 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 19%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade St. James The Greater School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 61%
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform consists of plaid skirt or blue pants & green polo shirt w/St. James logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,310
Tuition Notes Significant discounts for second and third child. New K-8 families receive $500 tuition discount for the 2013-14 school year! Scholarships available through the "Alive in Christ!" Scholarship Program. Additional financial assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid 37%
Average Financial Aid Grant $922
Admissions Director Director of Advancement

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Altar Service (grades 5- 8), Bellarmine Speech Team, Boy Scouts / Girl Scouts, Choir, Read, Right & Run!, St. James Youth Group, Student Council, Tuesday Morning Math Club, Young Vincentians Choir, Altar Service (grades 5- 8),
Bellarmine Speech Team,
Boy Scouts / Girl Scouts,
Read, Right & Run!,
St. James Youth Group,
Student Council,
Tuesday Morning Math Club,
Young Vincentians,

School Notes:

    • SmartBoards in every classroom.
    • Full-time Learning Consultant.
    • Spanish for all grades (K-8).
    • Chinese for all grades (K-8)
    • Wireless Response Systems.
    • New K-8 families receive $500 tuition discount for the 2013-14 school year!
    • "Carlson's Kids" Pre-Kindergarten - separate 3 and 4-year-old classrooms / Project Construct Curriculum

    Profile last updated: 10/30/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Louis University High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hampton KinderCare (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Wilson School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Saint Louis Hampton KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    2500 Hampton Ave
    Saint Louis , MO , 63139
    (314)645-8300
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.9  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Saint Louis
    Clayton Child Center/Clayton Academy
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1414 Bellevue Ave.
    Saint Louis , MO , 63117
    (314)727-2643
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1  mi  |  151  students  |  Gr.  NS-8
  • Saint Louis
    Climbing Rose Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    2320 Bellevue Ave
    Saint Louis , MO , 63143
    (314)646-0626
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.2  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Saint Louis
    The Wilson School
    (Nonsectarians)
    400 De Mun Ave
    Saint Louis , MO , 63105
    (314)725-4999
    (Nonsectarians)
    1.4  mi  |  194  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Saint Louis
    Epiphany Of Our Lord School
    (Roman Catholic)
    6576 Smiley Ave
    Saint Louis , MO , 63139
    (314)781-5626
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.4  mi  |  150  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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