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

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 Coast Christian School (1.2 miles away)
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  • Torrance South Bay Junior Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    4400 Del Amo Blvd
    Torrance , CA , 90503
    (310)370-6215
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.4  mi  |  183  students  |  Gr.  K-10
  • Torrance
    Bishop Montgomery High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    5430 Torrance Blvd
    Torrance , CA , 90503
    (310)540-2021
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.7  mi  |  1105  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Redondo Beach Beach Cities Child Development Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    850 Inglewood Ave and 514 N. Prospect Ave
    Redondo Beach , CA , 90278
    (310)370-4966
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.1  mi  |  172  students  |  Gr.  NS-K
  • Redondo Beach
    South Bay Children's Health Center
    Special Education School
    410 Camino Real
    Redondo Beach , CA , 90277
    (310)316-1212
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  7-11
  • Redondo Beach
    Playhouse Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    526 S Irena Ave
    Redondo Beach , CA , 90277
    (310)316-8449
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1.2  mi  |  7  students  |  Gr.  K

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