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 (2021-22)

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

Top Rankings

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

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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.: 11%
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.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

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

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The average private school tuition in Kentucky is $6,910 for elementary schools and $8,072 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Kentucky is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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