Welcome to the St. James Academy Admissions’ new Blog. Our great marketing team revamped the site to help families like yours find the information that leads you to consider being part of the St. James community. About twice a month, we’ll provide another blog on a compelling topic that’s common to our junior high constituents’ decision-making process. Do you have any questions not addressed here? Contact us!

From Public to Private

From Public to Private

“When my daughter started as a freshman, she only knew five students at St. James, and within a month, kids of all ages knew her name and said “hi” to her in the hallways making her feel at home. This is all thanks to the community system – one of the best...
No One Sits Alone! (Celebr8 Awesome)

No One Sits Alone! (Celebr8 Awesome)

“I work in a place where practice starts and ends in prayer and where it’s ok and even encouraged to talk to kids about their lives and their struggles . . . it’s a pretty awesome place.” By Nancy Dorsey, Staff and Coach of St. James Academy and Author of...
Our Son Influenced the High School Choice for Our Family

Our Son Influenced the High School Choice for Our Family

“He said he was intrigued; he couldn’t quite put his finger on “how” that student body appealed to him … He just knew he was attracted to whatever it was they brought to his school that day and he wanted to explore that further.” By Heather Stoltz As...
Return on Investment in Catholic Education

Return on Investment in Catholic Education

“The quality of life I have today derived from my parents’ investment in my Catholic education years ago.” By Hannah Sanchez, SJA Class of 2013 Investing in quality education today is key to receiving tomorrow’s quality of life. Each school or educational...
High School Shopping

High School Shopping

“Dan realized how the “Christ-first” message he had heard from the staff and read on the website was not just talking. This young man was the young adult Dan wanted his children to become.” By Dan and Julie Melchior, parents of 2017, 2020 and 2023 SJA...
Where Do I Start?

Where Do I Start?

“Many parents also find it helpful to talk to other families currently involved in the programs that might interest your son or daughter.” By Karen Maginn, Director of Admission, St. James Academy I’m often asked by Junior High parents, “Where do I start?”...

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