St. James Episcopal Day School

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St. James Episcopal Day School is a faith-based school serving grades Pre-K 3 through 5th.

With strong academic programs, small class sizes, and a warm, nurturing environment, it’s no wonder we have been recognized as a 2009 and 2015 National Blue Ribbon School. We would love for your child to be a part of our family at the best private elementary school in Baton Rouge.


Back to Back National Blue Ribbon School Awards

We’re the only school in Baton Rouge to achieve this prestigious award eight years running


Small Teacher to Student Ratio

We pride ourselves in our small class sizes and even smaller group sessions to meet unique needs


Warm, Nurturing Environment

Our young students are cared for through our hands-on, developmentally-focused curriculum

Take A Tour of the Best Private Elementary School in Baton Rouge

We would love for you to visit our thriving campus. It’s the best way to see what we’re truly all about. Schedule a private tour at any time during the school day and one of our admissions staff will show you around. We are conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Baton Rouge, and you’ll have access to our private parking lot.

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Latest News & Blog

Advent Outreach Projects

Dec 02, 2017 | News

Our Advent Outreach Projects will begin on Monday, December 4 and run through Friday, December 15. 1) We will be[...]

Hour of Code Week

Dec 02, 2017 | News

December 4-8 is the global “Hour of Code” week which promotes computer science for all ages. At[...]

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Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving Feast

Join us for our Annual Thanksgiving Feast! Every family receives two complimentary meals. To reserve your your complimentary[...]

Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to St. James! Book Fair is a great way to support the school library[...]

Early Literacy Lunch & Learn

Have you been wondering... How young children learn to read? What beginning reading instruction looks like at St. James? What[...]

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School will be closed tomorrow due to the threat of winter precipitation. Please stay safe, and we'll see you back at school on Monday. Our book drive for Gonzales Primary is going strong! Only three days in, and we've collected so many books. Keep 'em coming!📚 #Outreach #WeAreStJames The fifth graders love having their donut sales! #FUNdraising St. James students at the Tiger 10K yesterday! 🐯 #WeAreStJames Second graders singing during Eucharist this morning! #FridayWorship Be sure to stop by the St. James tent at the Annual Festival of Lights this Friday! Come for some hot chocolate and crafts!🎄🎅🏼☃️

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