St. James - St. John School

  • St. James St. John School's existence and purpose is to communicate the teaching of God's message, to encourage daily prayer, and to develop the academic and spiritual growth of each child.
  • We strive to provide a school climate which is cognizant of the needs of children to be successful.
  • St. James-St. John School enrolls students from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds a rich cultural mix to generate strong self-esteem, broadening relational skills, a spirit of justice, and compassion for others in need.
  • The School nurtures these qualities in the students through a strong network of peers, teachers, administrators, parents, family, and community members.
  • St. James-St. John School encourages and stimulates students to become persons strong of body, keen of mind, and pure of heart seeking to love and serve God by loving and serving their neighbors The mission of St. James St. John School is to provide a Christian educational environment which fosters a love for learning and affords each child an opportunity to develop his/her full potential.
  • Our goal is to enable children to develop sound moral and spiritual values, to incorporate an awareness of peace and justice issues, and to demonstrate genuine concern for others in the light of Gospel values.
  • Learning and social experiences are structured in a manner that promotes mutual respect, enhanced self-esteem, and individual responsibility.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students216 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade St. James - St. John School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,400
Tuition Notes$4400 for grades 1-7 $4600 for grades PK and K and Grade 8
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$750
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCristina Raposo

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Track Club, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball Teams, Cheerleading squad
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-8 | 184 students
    0.6 miles
    115 Illinois Street
    New Bedford, MA 02745
    (508) 995-3696
    0.6 PK-8
    184
  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-8 | 279 students
    0.7 miles
    91 Summer St
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 993-3547
    0.7 PK-8
    279
  • New Bedford
    Grades: PK-12 | 242 students
    2.4 miles
    764 Hathaway Road
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 992-7944
    2.4 PK-12
    242
  • New Bedford
    Grades: 5-8 | 66 students
    1.2 miles
    145 Brownell Ave
    New Bedford, MA 02740
    (508) 994-1255
    1.2 5-8
    66
  • Fairhaven
    St Joseph School
    St Joseph School Photo - Students work together in pairs or small groups for cooperative learning.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 181 students
    2 miles
    100 Spring St
    Fairhaven, MA 02719
    (508) 996-1983
    2 PK-8
    181

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