Incarnation-St. James Catholic School

1555 Pennington Road
Trenton, NJ 08618-0861
     Tel: (609)882-3228
Grades: PK - 8 | 151 students
The Incarnation-St. James Catholic School Community works together to embody the love of Jesus by nurturing the spiritual, academic, emotional, social, and physical well-being of the students so that they become knowledgeable, responsible Christians.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 151 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 50%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Incarnation-St. James Catholic School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Advanced Courses Honors Math,  Honors Literature, 
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Boys: khaki pants, hunter green shirt; Girls: plaid jumper (K-4) or skirt (5-8), hunter green shirt; Summer uniform includes khaki walking shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes See website
Admissions Director Sister Francis Michael, IHM


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. After School program, Altar Servers, Bowling Club, Choir, Drama Club, Honor Society, Legion of Mary, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Yearbook club (8th grade) Altar Servers, Bowling Club, Choir, Drama Club, Honor Society, Legion of Mary, After School program,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,
Yearbook club (8th grade),

School Notes:

Incarnation-St. James School exists as a faith community that strives to develop the whole child by following the precepts and example of Jesus Christ, the Master Teacher. The administration, faculty, and staff continually integrate the Good News of Salvation with the skills necessary to function in the world God has created. Personal sanctification is the central reason for Incarnation-St. James' existence. The vision of education at Incarnation-St. James School is embedded in our religious philosophy, as children are encouraged to develop their God-given talents to their full potential. Our teachers are role models of enthusiasm, love, and service who strive to find avenues for the success of individual learning styles. The teachers and administration create an atmosphere where knowing how to learn is as important as what is learned. Numerous teaching strategies promote critical thinking and problem-solving skills which will prepare the students to become knowledgeable, responsible Christians who will continue to pursue truth, human dignity, and social justice in our world. Come Visit Our School!  Visitation by the parent and student is encouraged and suggested prior to enrollment.

Profile last updated: 04/11/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sister Georgine School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Capital Health System Children's Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Islamic School Of Trenton/al-bayaan Academy (1.9 miles away)
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School Reviews

1 year ago
Teachers are outstanding! They offer extra help if a child does not understand a concept. They show kindness and respect to the students.
- Posted by Parent
1 year ago
ISJ School offers an exceptional education. My three children have all gotten their start here. Excellent teaching staff, state of the art facilities and of course, the IHM Sisters at the helm - all make for a top notch learning institution. Our family highly recommends Incarnation-St. James Catholic School.
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