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.".

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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
50%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade St. James Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses1 course

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
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  • Seguin
    Grades: PK-5 | 48 students
    1.5 miles
    1314 E Cedar St
    Seguin, TX 78155
    (830) 379-4208
    1.5 PK-5
    48
  • Seguin
    Grades: K-12 | 121 students
    3.9 miles
    395 Lifegate Lane
    Seguin, TX 78155
    (830) 372-0850
    3.9 K-12
    121
  • San Antonio
    Grades: NS-8 | 329 students
    32.2 miles
    17722 Rogers Ranch Parkway
    San Antonio, TX 78258
    (210) 492-3553
    32.2 NS-8
    329
  • San Antonio
    St. Paul Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 259 students
    35.6 miles
    307 John Adams Dr
    San Antonio, TX 78228
    (210) 732-2741
    35.6 PK-8
    259
  • San Marcos
    Grades: K-7 | 83 students
    14.4 miles
    1664 Center Point Rd
    San Marcos, TX 78666
    (512) 392-4322
    14.4 K-7
    83

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