Saint James School is a community of parents, students and staff united in an effort to teach as Jesus did, making faith a part of daily life.
We are committed to: Proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ in the Roman Catholic tradition; Educating the children to become life long learners, Building a school faith community of mutual care, concern and respect; Leading children to positive participation in prayer and worship; Awakening a zest for transforming the world according to Gospel values through evangelization and Christian service.
We commit ourselves to using the resources of the Saint James Parish family in the context of the parish mission of promoting lifelong formation and education for all.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,279
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. James Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1964
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students
380 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 12%
Students by Grade
St. James Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
This is the tuition rate for 1 Catholic child. There are discounts offer for additional children. Non Catholic rates vary slightly.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
98%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Jennifer Hartlage Moran
Admissions Associate
Jen Coen

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

School Notes

  • Saint James School is a community of parents, students and staff united in an effort to teach as Jesus did, making faith a part of daily life. We are committed to: Proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ in the Roman Catholic tradition; Educating the children to become life long learners, Building a school faith community of mutual care, concern and respect; Leading children to positive participation in prayer and worship; Awakening a zest for transforming the world according to Gospel values through evangelization and Christian service. We commit ourselves to using the resources of the Saint James Parish family in the context of the parish mission of promoting lifelong formation and education for all.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. James Catholic School cost?

St. James Catholic School's tuition is approximately $5,279 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. James Catholic School?

The acceptance rate of St. James Catholic School is 98%, which is higher than the national average of 93%.

What sports does St. James Catholic School offer?

St. James Catholic School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Archery, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball.

What is St. James Catholic School's ranking?

St. James Catholic School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Kentucky for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for St. James Catholic School?

The application deadline for St. James Catholic School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break
April 10, 2023 (Monday)
AR Cutoff, All Library Books Due, Last Day for Library Classes
May 12, 2023 (Friday)
Last Day of School
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked KY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,279
  • Acceptance rate: 98%
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Kentucky is $6,966 for elementary schools and $8,022 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kentucky is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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