St. James the Less School is a Catholic learning community committed to educating the whole student.
Spiritual, moral, social, academic, and emotional needs are nurtured in a Christ-centered environment that respects the uniqueness of each student.
We value each student as a gift from God with unique spiritual, physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs.
We seek to provide a challenging curriculum with the flexibility to meet the needs of each student through a variety of learning activities and instruction.
We expect students to demonstrate their understanding of essential knowledge and skills for problem solving encouraging scientific exploration, artistic and musical creativity and appreciation, and physical activity and development.
We provide an atmosphere of mutual respect among students, staff, and parents by modeling Gospel values and practicing our faith.
We are dedicated to educating the mind, body, and spirit of each child with the hope of nurturing confident, well-rounded, faith filled life learners.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 478 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8

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Student Body

Total Students
478 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
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Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1

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Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 478 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Columbus, OH is $12,012 for elementary schools and $15,035 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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