Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 02:55 PM
School leader Ms. Kathy Dunn
Type Religious
Transportation options None
Preschool capacity 0

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Religious / Parochial Yes
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Faith-based
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning St. James Academy offers a comprehensive curriculum that is based on Catholic values and the California State Frameworks. We provide high academic standards, challenging our students to intellectual excellence. Working within an educational program that integrates spiritual, moral, academic, social, cultural and physical precepts, the faculty and staff assist parents in the education of each child.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Religious

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Ceramics
6
Music
including: Band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Rock band
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

10
Facilities
including: Library
Facilities Art room
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Chapel / spiritual reflection center
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Tutoring

Early childhood program

Required credentials for lead staff Bachelor's degree
Teaching credential
% of early learning staff that holds a credential or certification 76%-100%
Maximum number of infants per adult 0
Maximum number of toddlers per adult 0
Maximum number of 2 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 3 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of 4 year olds per adult 0
Maximum number of kindergartners per adult 0
Maximum number of school-age children per adult 0

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 77% 26%
Two or more races 14% 3%
Hispanic 5% 52%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1% 11%
Black 0% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

10
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
11
Boys Sports
including: PE classes
13
Clubs
including: Chess club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Golf
Kickball
PE classes
Soccer
Surfing
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Flag football
Golf
Kickball
Lacrosse
PE classes
Soccer
Surfing
Track
Volleyball
Clubs Book / reading club
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Drama club
Girl Scouts
Homework help / Study buddy club
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 05:30 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically come from these schools Solana Beach Presbyterian Preschool
Students typically continue on to these schools Cathedral Catholic High School
  St. Augustine High School
  Academy Of Our Lady Of Peace

Teachers

6
Staff
including: Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Staff Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Reading specialist
Priest, pastor, or other religious personnel
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Diocese of San Diego

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details If you are interested in having your children join our community at St. James Academy, complete the K-8 application found on our website www.saintjamesacademy.com under Admissions, and return it to the school office. Applications are accepted year round. We will contact you with information regarding space availability in the grade in which you are interested once our current families have completed the re‐registration process.
Learn more Http://www.saintjamesacademy.com/preschool-registration-private-school-application-admissions.html
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Interview
Transcript
Tuition range (low) $6682
Tuition range (high) $7682
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012