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.


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

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


Apr 13, 2017 | News

Our first STEM Day at St. James will be held on Friday, April 28!  The students will have[...]

Learning From Our Children

Apr 11, 2017 | Blog

A few years ago, I had one of those pondering moments when I thought about how Christ came to this[...]

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Upcoming Events


Our first STEM Day at St. James will be held on Friday, April 28!  The students will have[...]

McCall Dempsey Presentation

Join us for a special presentation by McCall Dempsey, on Tuesday, April 4 at 11:00 a.m. in The Large Parlor! McCall[...]

Art Show & Musical

We are combining two favorite events into one unforgettable evening, with “The Arts can make a Difference[...]

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St. James on Instagram

Second grade singing in Eucharist this morning! #FridayWorship REMINDER: Students can wear their Spirit Shirts with uniform bottoms tomorrow for our very first STEM Day! 
The day will be centered around all things STEM, while the fifth grade students will be hosting their own STEM Expo in Bishops Hall for the rest of the school! Fifth grade parents are invited to attend the expo. #STEM Jeannie Frey Rhodes has captured each and every St. James student while at the altar in original black and white photography!

The pictures are individually matted, signed, and available for purchase at the Soiree for $50. Walk away with a stunning image of your child! Happy Birthday to our wonderful Head of School, Mrs. Lauren Ray! We hope you have a fantastic day celebrating!

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