St. James Cathedral School

St. James Cathedral School is an educational ministry of St. James Cathedral Church.
A Catholic school committed to outstanding academic and spiritual development of all students, St. James Cathedral School provides varied opportunities for students to discover and develop their unique God-given gifts in a safe and stimulating learning environment.
The love and stewardship of Jesus is our inspiration.
Come to Learn. Leave to Serve  We believe it is our role to develop and foster each child's unique, God-given gifts by encouraging students to do all they are capable of doing by themselves in child-centered classrooms where teachers act as facilitators; We believe that Catholic schools should provide children with a spiritual and academic foundation that will lead to the development of creative and ethical problem solvers who will make a positive contribution to our world.
We believe that a St. James education should include intellectual, spiritual, moral, and emotional formation that reflects the values we hold most dearly - integrity, honesty, moral courage, discipline, and initiative.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 485 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1928
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students
485 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
St. James Cathedral School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
Average Class Size
25 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Mrs. Jean Wilkes
Admissions Associate
Mrs. Julie Markiewicz

Sports

School Notes

  • We believe it is our mission as Catholic educators to model the values and beliefs we teach in a faith-based community that fosters self-respect and respect for others.
  • We believe it is our role to develop and foster each child`s unique, God-given gifts by encouraging students to do all they are capable of doing by themselves in child-centered classrooms where teachers act as facilitators.
  • We believe that Catholic schools should provide children with a spiritual and academic foundation that will lead to the development of creative and ethical problem solvers who will make a positive contribution to our world.
  • We believe that a St. James education should include intellectual, spiritual, moral, and emotional formation that reflects the values we hold most dearly- integrity, honesty, moral courage, discipline, and initiative

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 485 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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