Facts & Figures

 

Principal  Mr. Jeffrey Fulmer
Assistant Principal Mrs. Christina Riggins
Grades  Kindergarten - 8
Enrollment  548 (2017-2018)
Average Class Size  22
School Hours  8:10 am - 3:05 pm
Child Care Program  7:00 am - 8:10 am & 3:05 pm - 6:00 pm
Lunch  Hot lunch available every day

 

Recognitions
St. James School is the only elementary school in the nation to have earned the prestigious National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award from the U.S. Department of Education four times.

Miss Lisa Driggers and Mrs. Sherry Kembre have been recognized as a National Catholic Education Association Teacher of the Year.

St. James has been recognized with the Buckeye Best Healthy School Silver Award twice.

Faculty
100% of the teaching faculty is licensed through the Ohio Department of Education.  Nearly half of the teaching faculty holds advanced degrees.

Standardized Test Scores
St. James students take the IOWA tests each year.  Our scores are consistently above the national average.  The average grade level equivalency for our 8th grade students was 12.9 on the spring 2016 tests.

Accreditation
St. James School is fully accredited with the Ohio Catholic School Accrediting Association and follows the Course of Study as outlined by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.

Mass Attendance
The school attends mass each Wednesday and on special days as announced throughout the year.  Parents are welcome to join us at our school liturgies.

Safety
This school complies with The Decree on Child Protection which is promulgated by the Archbishop of Cincinnati.

Our fingerprinting policy includes manual fingerprinting for employees and electronic background checks for all employees and volunteers.