St. James Catholic School

830 W Broad Street
Falls Church, VA 22046-0220
Tel: (703)533-1182
Grades: K - 8 | 685 students
We, the administrators, faculty and staff of Saint James Catholic School, are committed to educating the whole child by promoting academic excellence and responsible citizenship within a Catholic faith community imbued with the IHM Charism.
Faithful to Christ's mandate to teach all nations, we embrace the diversity of our student population, collaborate with their parents as the primary teachers, and provide service opportunities to better understand ecological and global interdependence.
We strive to model our lives on the Person of Jesus Christ, the Teacher and Redeemer, in order to inspire, lead, and challenge our students to fully develop their God-given abilities.
For the past century Saint James Catholic School has provided a dynamic Christ-centered learning environment.
We believe that all aspects of our educational program profess our Catholic faith, values and traditions and foster lives rooted in Gospel values.
Recognizing that each person is a unique child of God, we strive to enable all persons to develop their full potential.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014

Student Body

Total Students 685 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade St. James Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Navy blue pants and white shirt, plaid jumper or skirt for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,697
Tuition Notes $4697 for Catholic in-parish students

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Denis J O'Connell High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Falls Church Episcopal Day School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Joseph's Day Nursery and Kindergarten (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Falls Church
    St. Joseph's Day Nursery and Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-PK | 50 students
    0.2 miles
    203 N. Spring St.
    Falls Church, VA 22046
    (703)533-8441
    0.2NS-PK
    50
  • Falls Church
    Falls Church Episcopal Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-K | 240 students
    0.7 miles
    115 E Fairfax St
    Falls Church, VA 22046
    (703)534-8687
    0.7PK-K
    240
  • Falls Church
    Kaye Kare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 41 students
    0.8 miles
    384 N Washington St
    Falls Church, VA 22046
    (703)237-9454
    0.8PK-KG
    41
  • Falls Church
    Columbia Baptist Child Develop
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 186 students
    0.8 miles
    103 W. Columbia St.
    Falls Church, VA 22046
    (703)534-5730
    0.8PK-KG
    186
  • Arlington
    Grades: 9-12 | 1175 students
    1.2 miles
    6600 Little Falls Rd
    Arlington, VA 22213
    (703)237-1433
    1.29-12
    1175

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