Ss Philip & James Elementary School

  • The SS Philip and James Home and School Association (HSA) is an organization that is established by the Parish for Church and School with the approval of our Pastor and Principal.
  • The purpose of this organization is to provide additional support for our school and its outstanding teachers.
  • It helps to keep parents informed and updated about school life and activities.
  • The HSA sponsors and coordinates many events throughout the school year to help support the religious, academic, and social goals of our school.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students302 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
68%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Ss Philip & James Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Exton
    Grades: PK-K | 30 students
    0.8 miles
    1101 E Lincoln Highway
    Exton, PA 19341
    (610) 594-4727
    0.8 PK-K
    30
  • Chester Springs
    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
    4.3 miles
    1141 Kimberton Road
    Chester Springs, PA 19425
    (610) 827-7222
    4.3 PK-8
    232
  • Coatesville
    Grades: NS-8 | 585 students
    10.9 miles
    2875 Manor Rd
    Coatesville, PA 19320
    (610) 384-5961
    10.9 NS-8
    585
  • Downingtown
    Copeland Run Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 91 students
    6.4 miles
    407 Lloyd Ave
    Downingtown, PA 19335
    (610) 269-4423
    6.4 PK-K
    91
  • Downingtown
     St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 674 students
    5.8 miles
    340 Manor Ave
    Downingtown, PA 19335
    (610) 269-8999
    5.8 PK-8
    674

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
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This is a great school! Small class sizes, personal relationships, dedicated teachers, and wonderful family community. The Pre K program is an amazing way to start your child in a loving and nurturing environment.
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Two of my children attended Saints Philip and James School. In addition to strong academics, the wonderful, consistent focus on values made all the difference in my children's education. They learned to be good human beings who recognize the value of kindness, manners, and generosity. The wide range of extracurricular, enrichment, and athletic activities also helped my children explore their interests. Teachers get to know and recognize the potential and strengths of every student.
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Great community. Both of my children graduated from SSPJ and were well prepared for high school as a result.
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This is a wonderful school to work at and a great parish to be a member of. The leadership is strong and caring and keeps the school competitive and strong in academics as well as in faith. I recommend this parish school to anyone seeking to belong to a caring community with an excellent education for their children.
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We have three sons and two attended SSPJ. We found Ss. Philip and James to be a school offering a wonderful education for our sons. We found the "at home" feel we had missed in the public school system. The educators at Ss. Philip and James were approachable and accommodating to work with our children as their learning needs changed and evolved.
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