St. James The Apostle School

St. James the Apostle Catholic school (K-8) has dedicated itself to being a leader in academic, technological and theological excellence, striving to display the highest traditions and standards of the Catholic Church.
St. James the Apostle has a rich tradition of academic excellence based in Catholic values and morals.
St. James the Apostle school is committed to the threefold purpose of Christian education as defined by the National Council of Catholic Bishops: to proclaim the word, to build the community, and to serve God and humanity.
Our school strives to provide each child with a challenging academic program rooted in the beliefs, values and traditions of Catholic Christianity; to guide each child in acquiring skills, virtues and habits required for effective service to God, self and humanity; to enable each child to fully discover and develop his or her God given ability; to promote involvement between home and school to further the shared role of education between parents, guardians and teachers; and to recognize the role of school in the light of the ministry of education professed by the St. James parish community.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students217 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade St. James The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to St. James The Apostle School is Treland Academy (2.0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kindercare Learning Center (1.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glen Ellyn
    Kindercare Learning Center
    Kindercare Learning Center Photo - Glen Ellyn KinderCare
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-K | 77 students
    1 miles
    2 South 726 Route 53
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (630) 858-9333
    1 PK-K
  • Glen Ellyn
    Grades: PK-K | 73 students
    2 miles
    625 Hillside Ave
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (630) 790-9030
    2 PK-K
  • Wheaton
    Grades: K-12 | 8 students
    2 miles
    1776b S Naperville Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60189
    (630) 653-9222
    2 K-12
  • Glen Ellyn
    St. Petronville School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 484 students
    2.1 miles
    425 Prospect Ave Ste 100
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    (630) 469-5041
    2.1 K-8
  • Wheaton
    Wheaton KinderCare
    Wheaton KinderCare Photo - Wheaton KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 32 students
    2.1 miles
    100 E Loop Rd
    Wheaton, IL 60189
    (630) 690-4848
    2.1 NS-PK

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