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Our School and Programs


St. James offers a comprehensive education program that focuses on the academic rigor, hands-on learning, Catholic service, and athletic opportunities. St. James Catholic School offers a comprehensive education program and cultivates an atmosphere of belonging. Students develop academic rigor, practice faith in action, serve the community and explore enrichment opportunities. Whether engaging in hands-on classroom projects or devising independent service-learning experiences, students at St. James enjoy a plethora of opportunities to grow in faith and strengthen our community.

 
 
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Academics

  • In addition to traditional classroom experiences we offer our students the opportunity to excel through programs such as the National Junior Honor Society, School-wide Spelling Bee, Geography Bee, and Spanish Bee.

Athletics

  • All students 5th grade and older are invited to participate in after-school sports. We are the only private school in Madison Wisconsin where athletics are completely free for students!

After Care

  • Our After School Care Program is provided on-site for any student needing care outside of normal school hours. After Care is staffed by students from the University of Wisconsin School of Education and a full-time staff director.

Buddy Program

  • All students are paired with an older or younger “Buddy” within the school. Students sit together in Mass, visit each other’s classroom and are “reading buddies” in Library time.

Student Council

  • All students are welcome to participate in the Student Council. Student leadership is important to our students, and to us!

Safety Patrol

  • Junior high students are eligible to commit to Safety Patrol. Students are assigned a daily or weekly shift escorting a specific grade level to the school bus stop or the AfterCare program.

Overture Band Program

  • Students in grades 4th-8th are eligible to participate in band at St. James School. Our program is run through Overture Band Programs, Inc. and our band director is Mrs. Kelli Selje. Learn more about the Overture Band Program.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Academics


St. James Catholic School offers a comprehensive education program and cultivates an atmosphere of belonging. Students develop academic rigor, practice faith in action, serve the community, and explore enrichment opportunities. Whether engaging in hands-on classroom projects or devising independent service-learning experiences, students at St. James School enjoy a plethora of opportunities to grow in faith and strengthen our community.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Athletics


St. James Catholic School is a member of MAISL (Madison Area Independent Sports League). Students in grades 5-8 form teams during three separate seasons. During the Fall Season, the following sports are offered to our students. All athletic costs are covered by our Athletic Association through fundraising by parking in our parking lot for Badger Football Games.

 

Sports Seasons

Girls

Fall: Volleyball
Winter: Basketball
Spring: Softball

Boys

Fall: Flag Football
Winter: Basketball
Spring: Volleyball


Contact the Athletic Director

Adam Grosse
adam.grosse2@gmail.com

 

St. James Events

 
  • Spartan Stampede 

  • Spring Auction Gala

  • Student Talent Show

  • Pork Hock

  • Fall Festival

  • Christmas Musical Program 

  • Fish Fry

  • Spaghetti Dinner

 
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Admissions & Enrollment Questions?

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Mary Corcoran
Enrollment Director
mcorcoran@stjamesschool.org
(608) 498-2605