St. James Elementary School

  • St. James Elementary School in Red Bank, New Jersey, is a Catholic elementary school which provides a Christian environment for academic education of youth, under the direction of the Education Office of the Diocese of Trenton, the pastor of St. James Church and the school administration.
  • St. James does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or ethnic origin in acceptance of students.
  • St. James is a community based on Catholic faith, tradition, and values.
  • Our purpose is to prepare the student for his or her role as a contributing Christian member of society.
  • By cognitively and consistently providing opportunities for our children to grow in the knowledge of God, self, and the world in which they live, St. James School endeavors, in cooperation with parents, to develop individuals of good moral character.
  • We strives to create a nurturing environment in which the whole child grows as a complete person, one who understands core values, embraces them, and acts upon them in response to the daily events of life.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2018

Student Body

Total Students475 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. James Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rumson
     Holy Cross Academy
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 363 students
    4.6 miles
    40 Rumson Road
    Rumson, NJ 07760
    (732) 842-0348
    4.6 PK-8
    363
  • Lincroft
    Grades: PK-8 | 590 students
    2.9 miles
    550 Newman Springs Rd
    Lincroft, NJ 07738
    (732) 741-3133
    2.9 PK-8
    590
  • Holmdel
    St. Benedict School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 448 students
    8.3 miles
    165 Bethany Road
    Holmdel, NJ 07733
    (732) 264-5578
    8.3 PK-8
    448
  • Howell
    St. Veronica School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 277 students
    16.1 miles
    4219 Us Highway 9 N
    Howell, NJ 07731
    (732) 364-4130
    16.1 PK-8
    277
  • Lincroft
    Grades: PK-12 | 273 students
    3.2 miles
    347 Middletown Lincroft Road
    Lincroft, NJ 07738
    (732) 530-1343
    3.2 PK-12
    273

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