St. James Elementary School

St. James has offered an excellent religious education in a disciplined setting for nearly 150 years.
It is a small Pre-K through grade eight school which has a rich history that dates back to 1847.
The importance of a good education is ingrained as students graduate from this school and strive for higher levels of education.
Faith development is an essential part of the St. James community.
This has been fostered by strong religious curricular programs and by the sacramental programs.
St. James School provides faith formation and holistic educational experience which enables students to become self-confident, contributing members of society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 185 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Disabilities
Year Founded
1947

Student Body

Total Students
185 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
St. James Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
navy pants, white, red, or navy polo

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Contact the school office at 812-867-2661.

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Student Council

School Notes

  • St. James has offered an excellent religious education in a disciplined setting for nearly 150 years. It is a small Pre-K through grade eight school which has a rich history that dates back to 1847. The importance of a good education is ingrained as students graduate from this school and strive for higher levels of education. Faith development is an essential part of the St. James community. This has been fostered by strong religious curricular programs and by the sacramental programs. St. James School provides faith formation and holistic educational experience which enables students to become self-confident, contributing members of society.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are St. James Elementary School often compared to?
St. James Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sts Peter & Paul School by visitors of our site.
What sports does St. James Elementary School offer?
St. James Elementary School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.
What is St. James Elementary School's ranking?
St. James Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Indiana for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. James Elementary School?
The application deadline for St. James Elementary School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked IN School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 185 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Indiana is $6,098 for elementary schools and $9,216 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Indiana is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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