As a Catholic faith community, St. James School is dedicated to supporting families by providing an atmosphere which will allow their children to develop spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally, physically, and aesthetically.
Through instruction in basic skills and higher level thinking skills, the students will become literate, self-disciplined, faith-filled, independent, and confident learners who demonstrate positive attitudes, appropriate social/emotional behavior, and strive to live as children of God.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 568 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,136
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1843
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 1992, 1999, 2007

Student Body

Total Students
568 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. James School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
49%
Average Class Size
22 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Boys: White polo & navy blue pants; Girls: White polo & plaid skirt/jumper)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition rate for one child for 2021-2022 school year.
Admissions Director
Chrissy Riggins

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
7th & 8th Grade Academic Teams, American Heritage Girls, Girl Scouts, Leadership Council, LEGO Robotics Club, Mass Ministers, Power of the Pen, Science Club, Scouting, Speech Team, Spelling Bee

Arts and Music Programs:
8th Grade Musical, Cantors, Hand Bell Choir

School Notes

  • As a Catholic faith community, St. James School is dedicated to supporting families by providing an atmosphere which will allow their children to develop spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally, physically, and aesthetically. Through instruction in basic skills and higher level thinking skills, the students will become literate, self-disciplined, faith-filled, independent, and confident learners who demonstrate positive attitudes, appropriate social/emotional behavior, and strive to live as children of God.
Profile last updated: 09/23/2021

School Reviews

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My four children have recieved a wonderful education at St. James in a wonderful environment by teachers and staff who really care about all the students. They are very well prepared for excelling in high school and beyond.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 568 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,136
  • Average class size: 22 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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