St. James Academy

3100 Monkton Road,
Monkton, MD, 21111
Tel: (410)329-3292
Originally founded in 1821 and reestablished in 1957, St. James Academy is an Episcopal parish day school for children in Kindergarten through Grade 8.
Located on 89 leafy acres in Monkton, Maryland, the school provides rigorous preparation for high school matriculation.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1821

Student Body

Total Students 289 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade St. James Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(traditional uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition: $10,500 - $16,000
% on Financial Aid 22%
Admissions Director Dianne Fowler


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, TennisBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Dance, Drama, Private Instrumental music and voice lessons, scouting, chess club, karate, Recreation Council athletics Dance, Drama, scouting, chess club, karate, Private Instrumental music and voice lessons,
Recreation Council athletics,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oldfields School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Oldfields School (3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ashland Preschool Center (6.1 miles away)
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