St. James Elementary School

4625 Garnet Street,
Torrance, CA, 90503-0905
     Tel: (310)371-0416
Grades: K - 8 | 311 students
St James Elementary School is a K-8 school with an enrollment of 318 students.
The staff of St. James School is committed to excellence in Catholic education.
We recognize the parents as primary educators of their children and assist parents in the task of education.
In a positive, caring, and supportive environment, we work to facilitate the development of confident, competent, and caring Catholic-Christian citizens prepared to be responsible members of their church, local and global communities.
The staff of St. James School is committed to excellence in Catholic education.
We believe this education has five distinct goals- religious development, academic achievement, commitment to community service, and personal and social development, as well as physical and cultural development.
We guide the spiritual formation of the student in partnership with the parents.
We strive to influence the moral values of the child and hope to help each strengthen his/her personal relationship with God.
We believe in the uniqueness of each student and every child's right to an education.
We strive to develop self-esteem and individual talents and abilities to the fullest.
We provide opportunities for individual growth, and respect the role of parents as the primary educators of their children.
We believe that the school is a complement and fulfilment of the education begun at home.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 311 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade St. James Elementary School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 35:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 37 students
Admission Deadline Feb. 21

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Bay Junior Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Bay Junior Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Beach Cities Child Development Center (1.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TorranceSouth Bay Junior Academy
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    4400 Del Amo Blvd
    TorranceCA90503
    (310)370-6215
      (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.4 mi | 183 students | Gr. K-10                      
  • TorranceBishop Montgomery High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    5430 Torrance Blvd
    TorranceCA90503
    (310)540-2021
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | 1105 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Redondo BeachBeach Cities Child Development Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    850 Inglewood Ave and 514 N. Prospect Ave
    Redondo BeachCA90278
    (310)370-4966
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.1 mi | 172 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • Redondo BeachSouth Bay Children's Health Center
    Special Education School
    410 Camino Real
    Redondo BeachCA90277
    (310)316-1212
    Special Education School
    1.2 mi | 7 students | Gr. 7-11                      
  • Redondo BeachPlayhouse Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool
    526 S Irena Ave
    Redondo BeachCA90277
    (310)316-8449
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.2 mi | 5 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Homeschool or Private School?
Homeschool or Private School?
What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your local public schools? Homeschool your children? Send them to private school? Let's look at your options.
Religious Schools: An Overview
Your religion matters to you. You want your child to attend a school which will combine academics and religious education. Here is an overview of what is available together with some links to denominational web sites.
7 Ways to Improve Your Math Scores
Add things up and you'll quickly find the answer- math is crucial both in academics and the real world. By following these strategies and following personal training programs, students can uncover their weaknesses and conquer math.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!