Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 470 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,660
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Saint James Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1906
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1999, 2014, 2020

Student Body

Total Students
470 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Saint James Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Navy blue pants and white shirt, plaid jumper or skirt for girls

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Mar. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
2021 rates - $7,660 for Catholic in-parish students $9,820 for Catholic (out of parish) $12,660 for Non-Catholic
Admissions Director
Teresa Ivanauskas

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
American Heritage Girls, Boy Scouts, CYO Sports, Enrichment Programs, Girl Scouts, Girls on the Run, National Junior Honor Society, Science Olympiad Team, Spanish Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir

School Notes

  • We, the administrators, faculty and staff of Saint James Catholic School, are committed to educating the whole child by promoting academic excellence and responsible citizenship within a Catholic faith community imbued with the IHM Charism. Faithful to Christ's mandate to teach all nations, we embrace the diversity of our student population, collaborate with their parents as the primary teachers, and provide service opportunities to better understand ecological and global interdependence. We strive to model our lives on the Person of Jesus Christ, the Teacher and Redeemer, in order to inspire, lead, and challenge our students to fully develop their God-given abilities. For the past century Saint James Catholic School has provided a dynamic Christ-centered learning environment. We believe that all aspects of our educational program profess our Catholic faith, values and traditions and foster lives rooted in Gospel values. Recognizing that each person is a unique child of God, we strive to enable all persons to develop their full potential.
Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

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Date
Thanksgiving Break - No School
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
Last Day of Fish Fry
March 31, 2023 (Friday)
Last Day Of Preschool
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Last Day of School (if no Snow Days)
June 07, 2023 (Wednesday)
Last Day of School (if we have Snow Days)
June 14, 2023 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 470 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,660
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Mar. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $13,068 for elementary schools and $16,638 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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