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Building a powerful family legacy since 1948
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Proudly a 2009 and 2015 National Blue Ribbon 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.
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.
Latest News & Blog
Why Choose an Episcopal School?
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?
Having participated in countless parent/teacher conferences over the years, well-meaning parents consistently ask the question, “What can I[...]
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[...]