ST. JAMES

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140 NORTH AVE
HIGHWOOD, IL 60040
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Phone: 847-432-2277
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Catholic
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District:
  • Students/Teacher: 11:1
  • Students/Grade: 11.5
  • Number Students: 115
  • Number Teachers: 9
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Deborah Dedeo
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (9 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (7 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-10-25
    "As a retired military family, we have traveled the country from coast to coast and experienced montessori schools, public schools, home schooing and by the grace of God we found St. James School. All four of my children have attended the thrived at this school. The faculty go above and beyond to ensure that all students are taught at their level. Children are encouraged to work at their own pace and if they are advanced then they move up. If they need help they are given exttra help. No one is just "pushed" along. It is a loving and nurturing environment with the same values and morals that we teach at home. I feel that these teachers are my partners and this school is truly and extension of our home."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-10-25
    "I am a fan of St. James! I have two daughters in 2nd and 4th grades at St. James. They are excited everyday to go to school and disappointed on days they don't. As I parent this is a wonderful feeling. Beyond that, I feel that the education they are receiving is really preparing them for their future learning experiences. The principal, teachers, staff, and parents work together as a family to make sure that my girls are getting what they need to not only be great students but also great people. I volunteer weekly at the school and see first hand how the teaching staff is fully involved in making sure that my children are engaged and getting the most out of school. This school has been a great fit for us, it gives me peace of mind to know that my children are happy and leaning at St. James."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-09-27
    "This school is about average. They are not in the top 10% in the country. The class sizes vary from year to year. When there is not enough enrollment, like in my 3rd grade daughter's class, they combined 2nd/3rd grade and did not tell us until school started. My child had already learned her 2nd grade material."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-03-11
    "My girls love this school! Fantastic teachers, warm atmosphere, safe envirnoment. Highly recommended!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-12-10
    "I am thrilled to have my children at St. James school. I know they are receiving a terrific education from the best teachers. Besides the superior scholastic benefits, they are beginning their school years with a foundation built on values, character and morals. St. James is an extended family for us, and I have 100% confidence and comfort in my heart each day I drop my children off for school. I know they are in the best hands every minute they are there."
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