St James Catholic School
St James Catholic School Photo #2 - Saint James Catholic School - where we strive to ignite the potential in our students.
St James Catholic School Photo #3 - We engage our students spiritually, intellectually and emotionally as we encourage them to ignite the world with God's love.
St James Catholic School Photo #4 - Building our students skills and self-confidence through STREAM (science, technology, religion, engineering, arts and math)
- St. James Catholic School is a parish school within the Diocese of Arlington and is accredited by the Virginia Catholic Education Association (VCEA). The school was established in 1906 and is administered by the The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Immaculata, PA. We strive daily to ignite the potential of each student.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1999, 2014|
|Total Students||444 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 26%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||29 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||15:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||27 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Navy blue pants and white shirt, plaid jumper or skirt for girls)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Mar. 1 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$6,650|
|Tuition Notes||2018 rates - $6650 for Catholic in-parish students $9390 for Catholic (out of parish) $11650 for Non-Catholic|
|Admissions Director||Kathleen Stirling|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketball, Cheering,|
Cross Country, Tennis,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|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
- 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.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Alexandria Grades: PK-8 | 302 students
1417 W Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703)998-4170 6.8 PK-8
- Annandale Grades: PK-8 | 466 students
8800 Braddock Rd
Annandale, VA 22003
(703)978-7117 6.4 PK-8
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