- 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 Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-8|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014|
|Total Students||685 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 26%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||38 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||18:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
(Navy blue pants and white shirt, plaid jumper or skirt for girls)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$4,697|
|Tuition Notes||$4697 for Catholic in-parish students|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
ArlingtonGrades: PK-8 | 441 students
2024 N Randolph St
Arlington, VA 22207
AlexandriaGrades: PK-8 | 336 students
1417 W Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22302
Falls ChurchGrades: NS-8 | 341 students
3229 Sleepy Hollow Rd
Falls Church, VA 22042
AnnandaleGrades: K-9 | 419 students
8800 Braddock Rd
Annandale, VA 22003
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