St. James School

St. James School offers a variety of educational programs combined with Catholic doctrine and values.
Our program begins with a flexible pre-school programs and extends to the middle school block-schedule format.
Curriculum is enhanced with religious education, physical education, music, art, computer, and Spanish All combine to provide a solid value based educational program.
St. James School, a Catholic, Christian community, sees its primary focus of education to be holistic in nature.
In addition to its promotion of academic excellence, we at St. James believe in the power of Catholic education to transform the lives of its students, and in its ability to empower those students to be ever present signs in our world today that God is truly with us, as we strive to integrate the spiritual with the academic, social and emotional well-being of each student.
First and foremost in our goals is the development and nurturance of each child's gift of faith.
Through meaningful celebrations of the sacraments, and a conscious effort at inculcating the principles of our Catholic faith, we encourage our students to choose wisely in their dealings with themselves and others, and to share willingly their beliefs both in and out of the school environment, and to believe strongly in the power of prayer, a constant thread woven throughout the entire school day.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,900
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1887

Student Body

Total Students
227 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
St. James School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniform worn 1st to 8th Grade

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition discount for multiple children and separate rate for Prekindergarten

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
National Junior Honor Society, National Student Council

Club or Organization:
Drama Club

School Notes

  • St. James School offers a variety of educational programs combined with Catholic doctrine and values. Our program begins with a flexible pre-school programs and extends to the middle school block-schedule format. Curriculum is enhanced with religious education, physical education, music, art, and Spanish All combine to provide a solid value based educational program. Saint James School, a Catholic, Christian community, sees its primary focus of education to be holistic in nature. In addition to its promotion of academic excellence, we at St. James believe in the power of Catholic education to transform the lives of its students, and in its ability to empower those students to be ever present signs in our world today that God is truly with us, as we strive to integrate the spiritual with the academic, social and emotional well-being of each student. First and foremost in our goals is the development and nurturance of each child's gift of faith. Through meaningful celebrations of the sacraments, and a conscious effort at inculcating the principles of our Catholic faith, we encourage our students to choose wisely in their dealings with themselves and others, and to share willingly their beliefs both in and out of the school environment, and to believe strongly in the power of prayer, a constant thread woven throughout the entire school day.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. James School cost?
St. James School's tuition is approximately $4,900 for private students.
What sports does St. James School offer?
St. James School offers 7 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball and Track and Field.
What is St. James School's ranking?
St. James School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for: Least expensive tuition and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. James School?
The application deadline for St. James School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,900
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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