St. James The Less School

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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 478 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

St. James The Less School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8

Student Body

Total Students
478 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade
St. James The Less School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is St. James The Less School's ranking?
St. James The Less School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for: Highest percentage of students of color and Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for St. James The Less School?
The application deadline for St. James The Less School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 478 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Columbus, OH is $13,082 for elementary schools and $17,575 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Columbus, OH is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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