St James School

Tel: (908)766-4774
Grades: PK - 8 | 391 students

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 391 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St James School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Villa Walsh Academy (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lord Stirling School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mendham Country Day School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Basking Ridge
    Lord Stirling School
    Special Education School
    Grades: UG | 24 students
    0 miles
    Po Box 369
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908)766-1786
    0UG
    24
  • Basking Ridge
    Grades: NS-6 | 213 students
    0 miles
    Po Box 167
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908)766-3323
    0NS-6
    213
  • Basking Ridge
    Grades: NS-1 | 69 students
    0 miles
    173 Madisonville Road
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908)221-0797
    0NS-1
    69
  • Bernardsville
    Grades: PK-8 | 183 students
    3 miles
    30 Seney Drive
    Bernardsville, NJ 07924
    (908)766-0244
    3PK-8
    183
  • Morristown
    Villa Walsh Academy
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 261 students
    3 miles
    455 Western Ave
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973)538-3680
    37-12
    261

School Reviews

If you are looking for a faith-based, challenging academic environment that is also nurturing, St. James is an excellent school. They offer three world languages, small group learning for math and science (based on academic level), a performance-based academic enrichment program, a wide variety of sports and extracurricular activities, community service groups, a challenging curriculum (utilizing the honors grading system), and a heartfelt family environment. We moved our children from a different private school to St. James and have been so pleased with the level of education and professionalism of the entire staff. I highly recommend all that St. James has to offer.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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