St. James Episcopal Day School


St. James Episcopal Day School offers an exceptional education for three-year-olds through fifth graders. Named a National Blue Ribbon School in 2009 and 2015, St. James is recognized for providing a foundation of academic excellence and spiritual formation within a warm and loving Christian community. Technology and project-based learning are utilized throughout the curriculum, with iPads and Apple TVs in all classrooms, and a one-to-one student to iPad ratio for our first through fifth grade students. Challenging academic basics are enhanced with our STEM lab, Spanish and physical education programs, broadcast and art studios, music, guidance, Christian education, and twice-weekly church services.

Additional Information

Extended-Day Yes

Financial Asst. & Scholarships Yes

Family Discount No

Cafeteria B/L L

Transportation Service No

Accreditation SAES

Religious Affiliation Episcopalian

Year Established 1951

Principal/Headmaster Lauren T. Ray

Registration Fee $525

Book/Supply Fee $120

Tuition Range $7,210-9,155

Grades Taught PreK3 - 5

Total Enrollment 284

Total Faculty 49


445 Convention St.
Downtown, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

Located in Downtown Baton Rouge

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Fax: (225) 343-4873

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  • St. James Episcopal Day School is the only school in Baton Rouge that has received two back-to-back Blue Ribbons in 2009 and 2015.
  • St. James Episcopal Day School has a full-functioning Broadcast Studio, where students of all ages can participate and help produce programs that are aired in each classroom twice a day.
  • Because St. James is located downtown, the students are able to take walking field trips to historic parts of Baton Rouge, including museums, The State Capitol, The Old Governor's Mansion and more.


8:10 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.


3 Reviews
St. James' Mom
Baton Rouge, LA

I currently have three children at St. James, and our experience has been outstanding. It's an extremely kind and nurturing environment while also academically rigorous. St. James' Day School is top notch.

November 2018

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Helen Butts
Baton Rouge, LA
Wonderful School

I hear nothing but positive words about St. James Episcopal Day. It's not just a school, it's a family. The teachers and staff know all of the children's names and are very kind and loving.

January 2016

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Ginger H.
Baton Rouge, LA

The review above is by their own faculty. Not a genuine atmosphere and certainly not diverse at all. All the good teachers have left in the past two years and there is not a lot of substance left.

August 2017

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