St James The Greater School

  • St. James the Greater School seeks to enrich and develop the spiritual, academic, and social needs of students in an elementary setting (K-8) by providing an excellent Catholic education in an atmosphere of a community which is characterized by mutual love and concern.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedFull-time learning consultant on staff.
Year Founded1902
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students116 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade St James The Greater School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
61%
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform consists of plaid skirt or blue pants & green polo shirt w/St. James logo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,310
Tuition NotesSignificant discounts for second and third child. New K-8 families receive $500 tuition discount for the 2013-14 school year! Scholarships available through the "Alive in Christ!" Scholarship Program. Additional financial assistance is available.
% on Financial Aid
37%
Average Financial Aid Grant$922
Admissions DirectorDirector of Advancement

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Altar Service (grades 5- 8), Bellarmine Speech Team, Boy Scouts / Girl Scouts, Choir, Read, Right & Run!, St. James Youth Group, Student Council, Tuesday Morning Math Club, Young Vincentians

School Notes

  • SmartBoards in every classroom.
  • Full-time Learning Consultant.
  • Spanish for all grades (K-8).
  • Chinese for all grades (K-8)
  • Wireless Response Systems.
  • New K-8 families receive $500 tuition discount for the 2013-14 school year!
  • "Carlson's Kids" Pre-Kindergarten - separate 3 and 4-year-old classrooms / Project Construct Curriculum
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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $12,735 for elementary schools and $16,899 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).