St. James The Greater School

1360 Tamm Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63139-0631
Tel: (314)647-5244
Grades: PK-8 | 181 students
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
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. James The Greater School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
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

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
Average Financial Aid Grant $922
Admissions Director Director of Advancement


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


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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Louis University High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clayton Child Center/Clayton Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hampton KinderCare (1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • St. Louis
    Hampton KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1 miles
    2500 Hampton Ave.
    St. Louis, MO 63139
  • Saint Louis
    Clayton Child Center/Clayton Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-8 | 151 students
    1 miles
    1414 Bellevue Ave.
    Saint Louis, MO 63117
  • Saint Louis
    Climbing Rose Kindergarten
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K | 8 students
    1.2 miles
    2320 Bellevue Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63143
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: PK-6 | 192 students
    1.4 miles
    400 De Mun Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63105
  • Saint Louis
    Grades: K-9 | 150 students
    1.4 miles
    6576 Smiley Ave
    Saint Louis, MO 63139

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