St. James Cathedral School

505 E Ridgewood Street
Orlando, FL 32803-0328
     Tel: (407)841-4432
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 485 students
St. James Cathedral School is an educational ministry of St. James Cathedral Church.
A Catholic school committed to outstanding academic and spiritual development of all students, St. James Cathedral School provides varied opportunities for students to discover and develop their unique God-given gifts in a safe and stimulating learning environment.
The love and stewardship of Jesus is our inspiration.
We come to learn; we leave to serve.
We believe it is our role to develop and foster each child's unique, God-given gifts by encouraging students to do all they are capable of doing by themselves in child-centered classrooms where teachers act as facilitators; We believe that Catholic schools should provide children with a spiritual and academic foundation that will lead to the development of creative and ethical problem solvers who will make a positive contribution to our world.
We believe that a St. James education should include intellectual, spiritual, moral, and emotional formation that reflects the values we hold most dearly … integrity, honesty, moral courage, discipline, and initiative.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1928
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students 485 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade St. James Cathedral School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 45%
Average Class Size 25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $5,945
Admissions Director Mrs. Jean Wilkes
Admissions Associate Tammy White

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballLacrosse,
SoccerTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

School Notes:

We believe it is our mission as Catholic educators to model the values and beliefs we teach in a faith-based community that fosters self-respect and respect for others.

We believe it is our role to develop and foster each child’s unique, God-given gifts by encouraging students to do all they are capable of doing by themselves in child-centered classrooms where teachers act as facilitators.

We believe that Catholic schools should provide children with a spiritual and academic foundation that will lead to the development of creative and ethical problem solvers who will make a positive contribution to our world.
We believe that a St. James education should include intellectual, spiritual, moral, and emotional formation that reflects the values we hold most dearly… integrity, honesty, moral courage, discipline, and initiative

Profile last updated: 04/15/2015

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