Saint James School

Saint James is an independent, nonsectarian, college preparatory school with a student body broadly representative of college-bound students.
We are committed to challenging and assisting students in realizing their individual potential and preparing them for lives of responsibility, service, and achievement.
Saint James School promotes the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and cultural development of our students.
Our educational program provides students with opportunities to develop maturity, self-confidence, skills, and knowledge preparing them to attain their highest level of individual potential.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 834 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
834 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
Saint James School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
110 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Biology, Advanced English I, Advanced English II, Advanced Geometry, Advanced Pre-Calculus, Advanced World History I, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Human Geography, AP Macroeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Studio Art – Drawing & Lab, AP Studio Art 2­D Design, AP U.S. History, AP U.S. Politics and Government, AP World History
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
School Uniforms

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Staggered rates depending upon grade level. See website for more information.
Admissions Director
Elizabeth Hawke
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Laura Hassell

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
https://stjweb.org/academics/high-school/

School Notes

  • Our purpose-driven approach to education encourages exploration through challenging academics, engaging performing and visual arts, competitive atheltcs, and special interest opportunities that celebrate individuality. Saint James School believes every day in a student's life is the most important day. We are comitted to providing a rigorous academic environment in a safe and supportive space allowing students to truly find their place.
  • Established in 1955, we are proud to celebrate the Trojan spirit through many treasured and developing traditions. As the oldest independent school in the city, coupled with modern teaching practices and talented leadership, Saint James is at the intersection of tradition and innovation.
  • For enrollment information contact the Saint James School Admissions Office at (334)273-2992 or via email at admissions@stjmontgomery.org.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Saint James School offer?
Saint James School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling. Saint James School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for most sports offered.
What is Saint James School's ranking?
Saint James School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Alabama for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Saint James School?
The application deadline for Saint James School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked AL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 834 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Alabama is $7,808 for elementary schools and $8,758 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alabama is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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