Welcome to Saint James School!

Thank you for your interest in our school. Our Admissions Team is eager to help you with any questions you may have. As a member of the Association of Independent School Admission Professionals (AISAP), we are trained to help guide you through a smooth admissions process.

We encourage you to make an appointment to meet with us, tour our beautiful state-of-the-art facilities and witness the excitement of 21st Century learning! Since Saint James teachers continuously participate in professional development training, our eager students benefit from the most innovative and effective teaching methods.

In addition to individual meetings and school tours, our Open Houses are another great way to learn more about our school. We offer a unique opportunity for potential students in grades 6-12 to observe classes and meet with teachers, providing a perfect occasion to view a “typical day” at Saint James School! 

As you explore all the engaging learning experiences we offer our students, we hope you pay particular attention to these standout items:

  • Proven college preparatory curriculum for Pre K3-12
  • 1:1 technology devices for students in grades 5-12
  • 25 language options, provided through Rosetta Stone Classroom
  • Pre-college major electives for high school students, such as Robotics and Pre-Engineering; Pre-Law; Graphic Design; Sports Medicine; Business, Marketing and Finance 
  • Millions of dollars in college scholarships awarded to STJ graduates
  • Campus-wide school security plan
  • Counseling services for students in every grade
  • Grade level field trips and activities, including an 8th grade class trip to Washington D.C. and Career Week
  • 43 middle and high school championship sports teams
  • Nationally recognized forensics, art, choral, drama, and band programs
  • Strong advisory program with an adult advocate for every child 
  • Weekly enrichment classes for elementary students
  • Online parent access to weekly student performance
  • Annual Merit Scholarship Finalists
  • Annual Advanced Placement Scholars

We look forward to receiving your child’s admissions application. Remember there are two ways to submit the application: either by mail or online. If you have any questions about these options, please feel free to contact us. We will gladly help walk you through the process.

As the oldest independent school in Montgomery, we are proud of our rich heritage and look forward to an exciting future! Please come visit our state-of-the-art campus and experience, first-hand, the impact of engaged learning in today’s classroom!


Cathy Pearson
Dean of Admissions
Saint James School