St. James Elementary School

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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 279 students
  • Average class size: 34 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28 / rolling

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1918
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
279 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
St. James Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
31:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
34 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Feb. 28 / rolling

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 279 students
  • Average class size: 34 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28 / rolling

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