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

Thankfulness = Happiness (and Healthiness and Thoughtfulness)

Nov 14, 2017 | Blog

When we are asked what we want most for our children, the majority of us parents will reply with [...]

Thanksgiving Feast

Nov 08, 2017 | News

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

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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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Congratulations to our Girls On the Run team, who completed the annual 5K yesterday! #GirlsOnTheRun @girlsontherunsola Loved listening to our sweet Pre-K 4 students singing in Eucharist this morning! #FridayWorship Don't forget the Fall Dress-Up day is tomorrow! Wear your favorite fall color shirt with your uniform bottoms. New Blog Post! Learn how to help your family regularly practice being thankful by reading this month's Community Blog post by Kindergarten Teacher, Mrs. Summer Keane! #CommunityBlog #WeAreStJames Congratulations to fifth graders, Frances and Eva, who scored in the top 25 students at the Louisiana Elementary Math Olympiad! #WeAreStJames We had a fantastic celebration today in honor of St. James Episcopal Day School being named an Apple Distinguished School! #AppleDistinguishedSchool #WeaAreStJames

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