St. James Elementary School

Tel: (310)371-0416
  • St James Elementary School is a K-8 school with an enrollment of 318 students.
  • The staff of St. James School is committed to excellence in Catholic education.
  • We recognize the parents as primary educators of their children and assist parents in the task of education.
  • In a positive, caring, and supportive environment, we work to facilitate the development of confident, competent, and caring Catholic-Christian citizens prepared to be responsible members of their church, local and global communities.
  • The staff of St. James School is committed to excellence in Catholic education. We believe this education has five distinct goals- religious development, academic achievement, commitment to community service, and personal and social development, as well as physical and cultural development.
  • We guide the spiritual formation of the student in partnership with the parents.
  • We strive to influence the moral values of the child and hope to help each strengthen his/her personal relationship with God.
  • We believe in the uniqueness of each student and every child's right to an education.
  • We strive to develop self-esteem and individual talents and abilities to the fullest.
  • We provide opportunities for individual growth, and respect the role of parents as the primary educators of their children.
  • We believe that the school is a complement and fulfilment of the education begun at home.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1918

Student Body

Total Students279 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSt. James Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio31:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size34 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 28 / rolling
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