St. James Academy

24505 Prairie Star Pkwy,
Lenexa, KS, 66227-0913
Tel: (913)254-4200
Grades: 9 - 12 | 836 students
St. James Academy is the newest Catholic high school in the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas, which welcomed its first class in the Fall of 2005.
Built to satisfy the increasing demand for Catholic secondary education, our school exists first and foremost to pass along the teachings, traditions and treasures of the Catholic faith.
St. James Academy also strives to uphold the highest standards of excellence in all academic, athletic and extracurricular endeavors.
Students and staff are challenged to achieve their best and to demonstrate the strength of their faith by their example.
St. James Academy espouses the belief that all students can learn and excel with proper guidance, spiritual support, and an environment in which they feel comfortable sharing and exploring their talents, knowledge and faith.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 2005

Student Body

Total Students 836 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St. James Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses American Government,  Biology,  Calculus AB,  Calculus BC,  Chemistry,  Language & Composition,  Latin,  Literature & Composition,  Psychology,  Spanish,  Statistics  
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Described in Student Handbook)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 3
Tuition Notes One rate for members of a Johnson County Catholic parish, another rate for Catholics from outside the Johnson County Region and Non-Catholics
% on Financial Aid 33%
Admissions Director Karen Maginn

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Kedesh Academy (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kedesh Academy (5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Maranatha Christian Academy (5.8 miles away)
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