St. James The Apostle School

St. James the Apostle Catholic School is a Christ-centered community where children can grow in faith, values of service and academic excellence.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,900
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
227 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
97%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
St. James The Apostle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
17 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
1 Child = $4,900/yr 2 Children = $9,055/yr 3 Children = $12,569/yr
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Christine Aguilera
Admissions Associate
Angelita Farias

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Abrakadoodle - Art Club, Ballet Folklorio, Choir Club, Marian Club, Starbase Kelly, Twinkle Toes - Dance Club

School Notes

Families interested in their children enrolling in the following grade levels must comply with the Archdiocesan age requirements listed below...
  • 3K (PreK-3) - 3 years old by Sept. 1st
  • 4K (PreK-4) - 4 years old by Sept. 1st
  • 5K (Kindergarten) - 5 years old by Sept. 1st
Students must be fully toilet trained before admission. All studnets will be given a grade readiness assesment before admittance.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. James The Apostle School cost?
St. James The Apostle School's tuition is approximately $4,900 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. James The Apostle School?
The acceptance rate of St. James The Apostle School is 99%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.
What sports does St. James The Apostle School offer?
St. James The Apostle School offers 8 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for St. James The Apostle School?
The application deadline for St. James The Apostle School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is St. James The Apostle School located?
St. James The Apostle School is located in the Palm Heights neighborhood of San Antonio, TX. There are 1 other private schools located in Palm Heights.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
First Day of School
August 14, 2024 (Wednesday)
Spring Break- NO SCHOOL
March 10, 2025 (Monday)
Spring Break- NO SCHOOL
March 11, 2025 (Tuesday)
Spring Break- NO SCHOOL
March 12, 2025 (Wednesday)
Spring Break- NO SCHOOL
March 13, 2025 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 227 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,900
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in San Antonio, TX is $9,626 for elementary schools and $10,876 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Antonio, TX is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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