The Episcopal School in North Philadelphia

St. James School is a tuition-free, private Episcopal middle school that provides students with year-round academic, physical, spiritual and creative nourishment while working to uplift the surrounding community.



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Students receiving full scholarships

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Recent Happenings

Let Us Recommit to Anti-Racism

Let Us Recommit to Anti-Racism

Dear St. James School Community, Yesterday, when a jury of our peers convicted Derek Chauvin of murdering George Floyd, my reaction was: Justice does not bring George back to his family. Justice does not heal the broken hearts. And yet, Thanks be to God that justice was done. This morning, I feel...

4th Grade: Mapping to Success!

4th Grade: Mapping to Success!

Read about our amazing 4th grade class and their continuous improvements, volunteer opportunities, and much more in this month’s newsletter!

Church Comes to Classrooms During Lent

Church Comes to Classrooms During Lent

Read about how we celebrate Lent during a pandemic, St. James poet all-stars, a recap of the Celebrating Our Church Partners event with Bishop Michael Curry, and much more in this month’s newsletter!

Upcoming Events

Fri 07

Family First Fridays

May 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 08

Academic Clinic

May 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun 09

Sunday Mass

May 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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Sun 09

Sunday Mass

May 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tue 11

Monthly Family Meeting

May 11, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
10th Anniversary Virtual Benefit

Expect surprises when our annual spring benefit becomes our first decade’s grand finale

With Master of Ceremonies

With Master of Ceremonies

NBC News’ Kristen Welker

A Philadelphia native, she is NBC News’ Chief White House Correspondent and Co-Anchor of Weekend TODAY. She was also the first African American woman to be the moderator of a presidential debate since 1992

Now Open on Etsy: St. James Woodshop

The custom designs and high-quality products of the St. James Woodshop are now available for purchase online at Etsy! Our talented and creative alumni craft one-of-a-kind pieces that are decorative, practical, and beautiful.

We're Breaking New Ground

This summer, with your help, we begin construction on a new building to expand our campus and our programs!

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