St James School

Tel: (224)345-7145
  • St James School exist to educate our children and to guide their development as caring, responsible human beings.
  • Our teachers and staff are sensitive to the needs of each student.
  • We know a child's sense of self-worth must be nurtured so each feels worthwhile as an individual and confident as part of a group.
  • Only then can a child perform to the maximum of his or her potential and be challenged to grow.
  • We strive to develop within each one of them concern and compassion for the world they share, and the competence needed to handle responsibilities well.
  • We feel challenged and motivated by the goals we set for ourselves, and the expectations we have for our students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students598 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeSt James School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,695
Tuition NotesPre-K 2-$5,795 Pre-K 3-$6,995 Pre-K 4-$9,495
Admissions DirectorSue LIchner

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Board Game Club, Computer Coding, Robotics Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Operetta, Second City Improv Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Soccer Clu

School Notes

  • St James School exist to educate our children and to guide their development as caring, responsible human beings. Our teachers and staff are sensitive to the needs of each student. We know a child's sense of self-worth must be nurtured so each feels worthwhile as an individual and confident as part of a group. Only then can a child perform to the maximum of his or her potential and be challenged to grow. We strive to develop within each one of them concern and compassion for the world they share, and the competence needed to handle responsibilities well. We feel challenged and motivated by the goals we set for ourselves, and the expectations we have for our students.
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