St. James Episcopal School provides high quality curriculum, experienced and qualified faculty, and a lively learning environment designed for academic excellence. Our goal is to help each child reach his or her potential, while emphasizing learning as a life-long process. In a supportive atmosphere, we provide a traditional education for the whole child, recognizing that each has different God-given gifts, talents, and abilities. Our small class size enlists opportunities for individualized attention. Time-tested phonics and reading programs, advanced mathematics, along with innovative science and project oriented social studies combine to give your child a strong academic foundation and love of learning. Enrichment opportunities provide a broader educational experience in fine arts and physical education. Using a variety of approaches, teachers strive to develop each student’s ability to make decisions and assume responsibility for those decisions. We are confident that our graduates are well equipped to go on to enjoy continued academic success.
WHAT IS ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE?
Academic excellence is the demonstrated ability to perform, achieve, and/or excel in scholastic activities. Academic excellence has been identified with achieving high grades and superior performance.