Grades: NS-6 | 368 students
St. James` Episcopal School is an Episcopal day school in the heart of Los Angeles, serving children in preschool through 6th grade.
We believe that a balanced program focusing on essential skills and spiritual development will help our students develop into global citizens and leaders.
We are proud of our strong tradition of high standards and academic excellence.
Our program challenges students to become independent, resourceful learners and encourages them to discover new ideas, talents and interests.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Educational Records Bureau
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-6|
|Total Students||368 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||50 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||22 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Dec. 2 / Nov. 4|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$24,480|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition includes all supplies, field trips, and before and after-school care until 6:00 p.m.|
|% on Financial Aid||
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Sarah Lougheed-Gill|
|Admissions Associate||Kimberly James|
|Total Sports Offered||3 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketball, Soccer,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||9 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Athletics, Band, Choir, Community Service / Service Learning, Dance, Languages, Robotics, School Musical and School Play, Student Leadership Athletics, Band, Choir, Dance, Languages, Robotics, Community Service / Service Learning,
School Musical and School Play,
- At St. James' Episcopal School we aim for students to:
- Enjoy school and all it has to offer
- Develop a love of learning
- Develop a strong academic foundation
- Learn that they are responsible for their actions
- Learn to interact well with others
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Palisades ParkGrades: PK-8 | 340 students
312 1st St
Palisades Park, NJ 07650
River EdgeGrades: PK-8 | 226 students
431 5th Avenue
River Edge, NJ 07661
Los AngelesGrades: K-8 | 311 students
238 S Manhattan Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Los AngelesGrades: PK-3 | 108 students
242 N Burlington Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90026
West HollywoodGrades: PK-6 | 531 students
563 N Alfred St
West Hollywood, CA 90048
Strong, traditional, academic orientation, updated for today's modern world. My son is in second grade and he is happy and challenged.
- Posted by Parent - lahof
Our Sixth grader graduated from St James last year after going all the way through from kindergarten. He was so well served by this school, that we cannot express enough gratitude and love to the faculty who nurtured him. There is a wonderful warm atmosphere from the minute you walk through the doors, and the teaching staff feel like friends. It is an episcopalian school, but opens its doors to all religions and creeds. That makes it quite a special place. I have had friends with children at other private schools express their envy to me at the racial and socio-economic diversity of the school. And it really is something to be envied. I would recommend this school whole heartedly to anyone.
- Posted by Parent - lucyb
My 2 children go to this school. They love this school and so do we. When you walk around the school, you see teachers who love their work and the children they teach, administration who care about the children and parents who are down to earth and are a wonderful part of this culturally diverse community. When we drop off our children, we know that they are in a loving and safe place where they are able to play and learn. On top of that, they learn "how to" learn, not just how to memorize facts. The children are curious, respectful and caring. For working parents, the school offers child care before school starts and after school ends as part of their tuition!!
- Posted by Parent - leus
Saint James is a fantastic elementary school. Our daughter loves learning and St. James caters to the student as an individual while maintaining it's high academic rep. The parent community is warm and inviting and can do! We love the faculty and staff. The new head of school is a leader in education who is a joy to know.
- Posted by Parent - kswan
This school is a gem. It's a competitive school with heart, soul and strong academics. We are very very happy.
- Posted by Parent - lldv
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