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High School, College & Beyond

Our graduates have been accepted by hundreds of prestigious high schools, colleges and universities across the country


98% of our eighth graders are accepted into their first choice high school

2016-2017 Progress

Honoring Our Legacy ~ Strengthening Our Future

We have strong support for growing the endowment. In a comprehensive planning study, our SJA family placed the highest importance on growing the Faculty Excellence Endowment (94%) and Unrestricted Endowment (75%).

Our endowment, compared to similar schools, is well below where it should be. Growing endowment will help us compete for the highest caliber faculty and staff, prepare for difficult economic times, and support new programming.

I  SJA

St. James Academy is the type of school that feels like an extended family to its students, faculty, and parents. Its smaller size fosters such a great environment for everyone involved to learn and grow together. The experience extends far beyond the classroom, and it is what makes SJA special.

Bryan Lopez, SJA ParentOlivia, Grade 5 | Luke, Grade 2 | Lexie, Grade 1

Athletic Enhancements – The Pavilion

 

Our Campus

St. James Academy is set along 89 acres of rolling hills in Monkton, MD

#summerfun

St. James Academy offers a quality summer program for children ages 4 to 16.

These coed activities provide exceptional camp experiences to nurture children’s growth academically, socially, athletically, spiritually, and emotionally in a secure and positive environment. The program offers several enrichment opportunities for students that inspire them to explore, play, perform, design, build, and learn.

The facility contains more than 104,000 square feet of new and renovated space, including a design thinking lab, science labs, theater, full-size gymnasium, athletic fields, and tennis courts.

Join the fun at SJA! #SJAExperience

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Recent News & Events


March 9, 2017 in 2016-2017 School Year

St. James Academy’s Production of West Side Story!

Last weekend was the Middle School Drama Production of West Side Story. The students graced the Susan Tucker Moore Theatre stage with confidence and originality as they brought to life... Read More
January 27, 2017 in 2016-2017 School Year

Spotlight on Mrs. Oleszczuk

Mrs. Oleszczuk is an experienced kindergarten teacher, with a Master in Reading Instruction and a Master in Early Childhood Education from Towson University. Career highlights: 6 years as a kindergarten…

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January 20, 2017 in 2016-2017 School Year

Meet the Head of School, Karl Adler

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January 6, 2017 in 2016-2017 School Year

Honoring our Legacy & Strengthening our Future Campaign

With less than $1 million left to raise for the “Honoring our Legacy & Strengthening our Future Campaign,” every dollar counts! Make your pledge today!   “Since Kindergarten, SJA has…

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Save the date & help us ROCK Earth Day! On April 22nd from 3 PM – 5 PM, we are partnering with (cool) Progeny with a fun-filled event for the whole family! Make balloon racers, go on a scavenger hunt, create mosaic seed art, meet animals from Irvine Nature Center, fly kites, enjoy Hawaiian Ice from Hula Honeys, and more.

$5 Family Pass includes all activities and snacks!

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Save the date & help us ROCK Earth Day! On April 22nd from 3 PM – 5 PM, we are partnering with (cool) Progeny with a fun-filled event for the whole family! Make balloon racers, go on a scavenger hunt, create mosaic seed art, meet animals from Irvine Nature Center, fly kites, enjoy Hawaiian Ice from Hula Honeys, and more. 

$5 Family Pass includes all activities and snacks!

http://coolprogeny.com/2017/03/lets-rock-earth-day-play-date/

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We start our school day with Morning Announcements which are broadcasted live from our state of the art radio and TV studio.
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We start our school day with Morning Announcements which are broadcasted live from our state of the art radio and TV studio.

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Pamela L SchweitzerAs a parent who was there from 1987 to 2002, wow, what a fabulous opportunity for students today. Very impressive. SJA has always been innovative and it is wonderful to see this.

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Message from our Head of School

Each fall I sit down with 8th grade students and we discuss how their years at St. James Academy have influenced them. Students reflect on their experiences at the school and they say things like “my teachers really take an interest in me,” and “I feel safe to take risks.” Students speak with confidence and poise, and they seem curious and joyful.

Our teachers and parents come together to create a nurturing environment where students feel supported as they develop intellectually, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.

Karl Adler
Head of School, St. James Academy