St James Catholic School

  • St. James School holds the distinction of having the "oldest building in the State of Texas continuously operated as a school." Continuing to build on this proud tradition, St. James School was recognized as an "exemplary" campus in our last accreditation visit in February, 2005. Our mission is: "Keeping God In Everything We Do.".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1872

Student Body

Total Students202 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 35%
Students by GradeSt James Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses1 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,100
Admissions DirectorChana Finch

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
FootballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.National Jr. Honor Society, One-Act Play, Private Schools Interscholastic Association Competition, Student Council

School Notes

  • Algebra I credit offered to qualifying 8th graders
  • Desktop Publishing credit offered to all 8th graders
  • Campus fully networked with internet and Accelerated Reader available in every classroom and library
  • Before and after school care available
  • Students consistently score above average on the Stanford Achievement Test
  • Profile last updated: 01/22/2016

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