St James Catholic School

Tel: (830)379-2878
Grades: PK-8 | 202 students
  • St. James School holds the distinction of having the "oldest building in the State of Texas continuously operated as a school." Continuing to build on this proud tradition, St. James School was recognized as an "exemplary" campus in our last accreditation visit in February, 2005.
  • Our mission is: "Keeping God In Everything We Do.".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1872

Student Body

Total Students 202 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade St James Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $3,100
Admissions Director Chana Finch

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. National Jr. Honor Society, One-Act Play, Private Schools Interscholastic Association Competition, Student Council One-Act Play, National Jr. Honor Society,
Private Schools Interscholastic Association Competition,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Algebra I credit offered to qualifying 8th graders
  • Desktop Publishing credit offered to all 8th graders
  • Campus fully networked with internet and Accelerated Reader available in every classroom and library
  • Before and after school care available
  • Students consistently score above average on the Stanford Achievement Test
  • Profile last updated: 01/22/2016

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