Grades: PK - 8 | 159 students
St. James Catholic School provides a superior educational program for students from Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth grade.
We are to proclaim the love of God by word and action through teaching, prayer and community service.
We strive to meet the spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, moral, emotional and technological needs of our students and challenge them to work to the best of their ability.
School and parent cooperation is essential in the emotional and academic development of children.
It is in this spirit that St. James Catholic School has adopted the following policy St. James School expects parental cooperation and support regarding all school policies and procedures as criteria for continued enrollment in St. James Catholic School.
St. James Catholic School admits students of any race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
Students are not discriminated against on the basis of gender, race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and local programs, athletic and other school administered programs.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten - 8|
|Total Students||159 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||9%
State avg.: 32%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||11 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1
National avg.: 13:1
- School Location Miles Grades Students
ColumbiaGrades: PK-8 | 365 students
321 S Metter Avenue
Columbia, IL 62236
BellevilleGrades: PK-8 | 234 students
5915 N Belt W
Belleville, IL 62223
SmithtonGrades: PK-8 | 80 students
10 S Lincoln St
Smithton, IL 62285
400 Louisa Avenue
Dupo, IL 62239
East Saint LouisGrades: 7-12 | 5 students
1771 Camp Jackson Rd
East Saint Louis, IL 62206
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