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St James School Overview

200 South Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 , Tel: +1 (908) 766-4774

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St James School Ratings & Reviews

November 08, 2019 Submitted by a parent
I am extremely happy with this school, the community of parents are inclusive of everyone and with the church presence is phenomenal.
March 14, 2017 Submitted by a parent
We have two children that graduated SJS and moved on to RHS and one child presently attending SJS. Our high school aged children were more than adequately prepared for high school. They work hard and are doing very well. SJS feeds into RHS and many of the area's high-caliber high schools. SJS students as a whole, are doing phenomenally well in high school and beyond. Aside from academics, we honestly feel that SJS has helped us raise our children. As parents we feel strongly supported by SJS in the Catholic and Christian foundation they provide and weave through everything they do at the school. The partnership between parents and the school provides a strong grounding in morals and character development right through 8th grade which has helped my teens with the many and difficult challenges they face in high school.
March 07, 2017 Submitted by a parent
My two older children attended Saint James and my youngest is a student at SJS now. My older children were more than adequately prepared when they continued their education at the public high school in town.
June 13, 2016 Submitted by a parent
I have children in both the middle school and elementary grades. At the end of this school year, I am taking my children out of SJS after nearly 8 years in the school. The new principal does not deal with discipline issues effectively. There is still a lot of bullying even now mainly because the Administration will not suspend or expel repeat offenders, despite claims indicating otherwise. Also, I liked that SJS offered a computer science class to all students in past years; the project based learning concept does not adequately make up for this, and is not adding anything better to the curriculum. All that brand new computer equipment is underutilized-- my elementary aged child has hardly been in the computer lab/media center this school year. Until this school gets serious about weeding out the children with serious behavioral issues, and properly implements academic changes, along with qualified people in place for project based learning adequately trained to handle this change in teaching approach, the school will not get any better. In fact, it's getting worse. To see a once happy and thriving school sink to this state is saddening.
June 10, 2016 Submitted by a parent
We currently have one daughter at SJS and three have graduated. We continue to find SJS a great school that challenges and prepares the children very effectively. I understand that bullying issues, which are not common, have been dealt with head on, resulting in departures from the school. While any change in the learning approach will result in questions, the project-based learning has resulted in our daughter's subject areas better resonating with her. We were also notified recently that a very significant donation was made to enhance technology and STEM learning. SJS is a solid school that is moving in the right direction.
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New Jersey Education Statistics

  • No High School5%
  • Some High School38%
  • Some College23%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree26%

Apartments and homes for rent near St James School

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Things you should know about St James School

Before you start packing, make sure St James School is really the best option for your child. To recap, St James School is a well-known private PK-8 school in Basking Ridge. It is located at 200 South Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 and it is the second home of 257 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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