The community of St. James school, are a prayerful and Eucharist people who treasure our Catholic traditions.
We strive to grow in our faith by being good stewards of the gifts God has given us and by sharing God's truth with all.
As the Body of Christ, we are called to love and serve everyone, especially the marginalized, with joy and hospitality.
Devoted to our children as well as to their profession, St.
James' staff works hard to maintain excellence by means of in-service training, continuing education and representation on various educational boards.
Staff members also give of their time to extra activities with students, serving as advisors to many organizations.
Our students experience learning opportunities, which connect to specific skills for life.
Our school focuses on one Lifeskill each month. Students learn, practice and apply the skills to the classroom and real-life situations.
Each morning students recite our Lifelong Guideline pledge: I promise to be faith-filled, trustworthy, truthful and an active-listener too.
I will do my personal best, and give no-put downs to any of you.
These guidelines work in conjunction with the Lifeskills to build responsible, Christian citizens.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
387 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
St. James School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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St. James School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for: Largest student body.

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The application deadline for St. James School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Missouri is $10,040 for elementary schools and $12,180 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Missouri is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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