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

Art Show & Musical

Jan 10, 2018 | News

Join us for our annual Art Show & Musical, "St. James on Broadway," on Thursday, February 1 at 1:00 p.m. in[...]

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[...]

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Upcoming Events

Art Show & Musical

Join us for our annual Art Show & Musical, "St. James on Broadway," on Thursday, February 1 at 1:00 p.m. in[...]

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[...]

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St. James will remain closed through tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17 due to icy weather conditions. 
Plans are to reopen Thursday, January 18. We will keep you updated. Stay safe and warm! Save the date for our annual Art Show & Musical, β€œSt. James on Broadway,” on February 1 at 1:00 pm!
Visit our website for more details, and be sure to get those t-shirt orders in before Friday! 🎨🎢#WeAreStJames #StJamesOnBroadway We are now on AmazonSmile! Be sure to select St. James Episcopal Day School as your organization of choice, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of every purchase to St. James. #AmazonSmile Have you seen first grade teacher, Mrs. Lauren Tyler, in this month's Baton Rouge Parents Magazine?! Be sure to read what Mrs. Tyler says she appreciates most about teaching at St. James. Thank you to Music Teacher, Mrs. Hannie, for directing such a wonderful Christmas Program! It is always such a spectacular performance. The CC's Coffee House Truck will be on campus tomorrow from 8:15-10:30 a.m. on the playground! 
Be sure to purchase your favorite cup of coffee, while busy with gingerbread houses and classroom parties!

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