St. James School

140 North Ave,
Highwood, IL, 60040-0606
Tel: (847)432-2277
Grades: PK - 8 | 114 students
Saint James School is committed to developing educated Christian citizens of tomorrow.
We at St. James School believe that Catholic education develops in children an attitude of true Christianity.
We believe that the purpose of education is the growth and development of the whole person, mind, body and spirit.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1925

Student Body

Total Students 114 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 45%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. James School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,200
Tuition Notes Financial assistance available based on formal financial aid application
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Mrs. Julie Leske


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, VolleyballBasketballCheering,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Drama, Student Council Chess, Drama, Student Council,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 01/17/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Woodlands Academy Of The Sacred Heart (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Developing Child Inc (the) (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Connection East (1.5 miles away)
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