St James Catholic School

  • 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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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1964
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2012

Student Body

Total Students489 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade St James Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size22 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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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