At St. James, we recognize the importance of technology in the world today, as well the influence that it will have in the future.
We are proud to be able to offer SMART boards throughout the school so teachers can teach lessons more interactively with students using online resources. Our new Mac computer lab is available for all grades to use, as well as PC laptops for the 7th and 8th graders. We have 2 traveling iPad carts that allows students to conveniently access the internet and apps throughout the school. Our library includes a media center with PC computers which allows students to research and explore the web for projects or schoolwork. Wireless connectivity throughout the school makes it easy for students and teachers to use the internet efficiently.
Our Lab Learner science curriculum in grades PreK-8 has students engaging in hands- on science labs, which involves working in small groups utilizing math and writing skills. The students are able to develop a deeper understanding of the concepts they explore in science.
Our Advanced Math program is available for motivated students in grades 5-8 who meet the requirements including a teacher recommendation and two of the three other requirements: minimum 90% score on standardized math test, a minimum math class average of 85%, or an IQ of 115 or greater.
Enrichment, remedial help and support of students with mild learning disabilities is available on a limited basis as determined by need and availability. To be served by the learning disabilities teacher, a formal testing must be on record.