St James Catholic School

Tel: (618)476-3510
  • St. James Catholic School provides a superior educational program for students from Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth grade.
  • We are to proclaim the love of God by word and action through teaching, prayer and community service.
  • We strive to meet the spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, moral, emotional and technological needs of our students and challenge them to work to the best of their ability.
  • School and parent cooperation is essential in the emotional and academic development of children.
  • It is in this spirit that St. James Catholic School has adopted the following policy St. James School expects parental cooperation and support regarding all school policies and procedures as criteria for continued enrollment in St. James Catholic School.
  • St. James Catholic School admits students of any race, gender, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
  • Students are not discriminated against on the basis of gender, race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship and local programs, athletic and other school administered programs.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students159 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeSt James Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

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