St. James Catholic School is dedicated to Christian principles rooted in the Catholic tradition, providing the highest quality Catholic education to each student. St. James’ Christian atmosphere nurtures a strong academic program that is caring and disciplined, conducive to learning, and provides activities that cultivate the importance of life, values, morality and ethics.
Online Applications for the 2022-2023 school year are available online! Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Once your application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by the Admissions Team. The Admissions Team will review the candidate's standardized test results, transcripts, discipline record, and any other necessary files needed to make the best decision for all parties involved. A representative from our Admissions Team will contact you to set up a Meet & Greet with our Administration. Please note, pending test score review, additional screening may be required. Once a decision has been finalized, a member of the Admissions Team will contact the parent or guardian. If your child receives an acceptance notification, parents will be provided information necessary to complete the enrollment process.
ELC is closed for new student applications.
2022-2023 Open House Dates
Wednesday, November 2nd Lunch & Learn Open House, Grades 1-8
Wednesday, November 16th PK & K Scavenger Hunt Open House
Sunday, January 29th Catholic Schools Week Open House ELC 1-Grade 8
Required Documents for Application
- Birth Certificate
- Immunization Records – Religious Exemptions are not accepted
- Report Cards – last 2 school years
- Standardized Test Results, rising 2-8 – MAP scores should reflect grade level proficiency
- Diagnostic or Psychological Evaluation Results, if applicable
Required Documents for Enrollment
- GA EED Certificate #3300
- If Catholic: Baptismal Certificate & Parish Participation Card
Required Entry Age by September 1st
- 1 year and walking independently for ELC 1
- 2 years for ELC 2
- 3 years and Bathroom Trained for ELC 3
- 4 years and Bathroom Independent for Pre-K
- 5 years for Kindergarten
- 6 years for First Grade
Every family is required to have a FACTS account. All charges (such as lunches, after care, etc.) will be deducted from this account. NOTE: FACTS charges a yearly fee of $47.
St. James offers partial tuition assistance through two forms of Financial Aid. The deadline for financial aid forms is March 1. Please contact the Main Office at 355-3132 for additional information.