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

Why Choose an Episcopal School?

Oct 11, 2017 | News

Click here to listen to the "Episcopal Schools Sunday" homily by Head of School, Lauren Ray. "Good morning. My name[...]

How Can I Help My Child?

Oct 10, 2017 | Blog

Having participated in countless parent/teacher conferences over the years, well-meaning parents consistently ask the question, “What can I[...]

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Upcoming Events

Early Literacy Lunch & Learn

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

Fall Book Study

Join our School Counselor, Mrs. Singletary, for our annual Fall Book Study, sponsored by The Parents Guild! This six-week[...]

Back to School Night

Back to School Night will be held Sunday, August 27 at 5:30 p.m. The doors will open at 5:20 p.m. To[...]

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Third graders playing the bells for our Friday Eucharist! #FridayWorship You won't want to miss next Monday's Lunch & Learn! Come and listen to a presentation by Curriculum Director, Donna Lamonte, on early childhood literacy. 
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Here's one of our students with her father at a previous Girls on the Run 5K. We can't wait for this year's run on November 19! #GirlsOnTheRun Making Halloween slime in Pre-K 3! Engineers from @lsu made a special visit to the fourth grade's STEM Class today! 
They used the solar panels to light a small light bulb using the sunlight on our playground! #STEM Who else thought the 2017 Carnival was a slam dunk?!#OutOfThisWorld

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