Sts Philip & James School

Saints Philip and James School is a parish school where Catholic tradition affirms that young people best realize their potential in a caring and loving environment.
The academic focus is aimed at the child's full development in mind, body, and spirit.
Since 1875, our tradition has encouraged the pursuit of excellence in a Christian value-centered learning environment.
We, the faculty, students, and staff of Saints Philip and James School are a Christ-centered community seeking to achieve the ideals of education and learning guided by a living faith and common worship.
Each person within our school is viewed as a unique and gifted individual made in the image and likeness of God, and chosen to be a brother or sister in Jesus Christ to those around them.
As we value this truth, all our endeavors, whether academic, spiritual, physical, or social, are dedicated to building up unity within our school, based on the hope of a better world, founded on the knowledge, promises and friendship of Jesus Christ.
In a particular way we seek to live out our Catholic Christian faith by participating in works of charitable service sponsored by the local churches and communities around us.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Sts Philip & James School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

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Attribute

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
240 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Sts Philip & James School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Saints Philip and James School is a parish school where Catholic tradition affirms that young people best realize their potential in a caring and loving environment. The academic focus is aimed at the child's full development in mind, body, and spirit. Since 1875, our tradition has encouraged the pursuit of excellence in a Christian value-centered learning environment. We, the faculty, students, and staff of Saints Philip and James School are a Christ-centered community seeking to achieve the ideals of education and learning guided by a living faith and common worship. Each person within our school is viewed as a unique and gifted individual made in the image and likeness of God, and chosen to be a brother or sister in Jesus Christ to those around them. As we value this truth, all our endeavors, whether academic, spiritual, physical, or social, are dedicated to building up unity within our school, based on the hope of a better world, founded on the knowledge, promises and friendship of Jesus Christ. In a particular way we seek to live out our Catholic Christian faith by participating in works of charitable service sponsored by the local churches and communities around us.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sts Philip & James School's ranking?
Sts Philip & James School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Sts Philip & James School?
The application deadline for Sts Philip & James School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Saints Philip and James School was our top choice for our daughters' education. Students are able to explore their passions and strengthen their sense of self. Some of the key core values that students learn are respect and responsibility. SSPJ teaches students to not only respect themselves but also the importance and understanding of treating others with dignity and kindness. SSPJ is a community and we were truly welcomed with open arms. Our daughters love going to school each and every day and it is because of the amazing teachers and staff that work here! They truly care and are dedicated professionals who make sure each and every student receives a top-tier education. We would recommend Saints Philip and James School to anyone looking a for a top-notch education for their child! It truly is a fabulous place and community for a child's Preschool through eighth-grade education
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5  
My son has been attending SSPJ for the last 4 years and I can't speak highly enough about our experience. He is the 4th generation of my family to attend this school and it has been a wonderful experience for all of us. Not only are the academics exceptional but the core values taught here are priceless. Teaching our children about respect, personal responsibility, dignity, community and other Christ-like values on a daily basis has such an impact on the students and their families. The teachers and staff truly care about each and every member of our school community! I would highly recommend Sts. Philip and James School to anyone looking for an excellent, faith-based education for their children in pre-K through 8th grade.
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Our family has been part of this community for almost 18 years. We are grateful for the education, the formation, and the overall experience our children have gained while attending Saints Philip and James School. We have had the fortunate opportunity to raise our family alongside wonderful, Christian families.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 240 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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