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

Annual Report Celebrates our Milestone 10th Anniversary Year

Annual Report Celebrates our Milestone 10th Anniversary Year

Dear Friends, What a milestone year! We held several remarkable events that engaged our entire community in celebrating the first decade of St. James School. We congratulated our first male co-valedictorian and salutatorian. We dedicated a building to Dr. Audrey Evans. And we kept our campus...

We Open Anew and Break New Ground!

We Open Anew and Break New Ground!

Read about two momentous occasions: starting our 11th school year and breaking ground on our new building, a student who went to a traditional summer camp in Maine with no cellphones allowed, and an interview with our new math teacher, Kenneth Jones.

Welcome to Audrey’s House!

Welcome to Audrey’s House!

Read about Audrey’s House, Words of Wisdom From the Graduates, a Word with Teddy Yun, NorthBay and much more in this month’s newsletter!

Upcoming Events

Tue 26

Family/Teacher MP1 Conferences

October 25, 2021 - November 5, 2021
Sat 30

Welcome Table Open

October 30, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Sat 30

Fall Festival

October 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sun 31

Sunday Mass

October 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Nov 05

Family First Friday

November 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the 2021 5K

Saturday, November 6th 8:30 am

Run or walk the beautiful course through the RAH neighborhood and Laurel Hill Cemetery. Learn more and register at stjamesphila.org/run

Watch live footage to see progress to date on the construction of our new building!

Did you know the PA Tax Credit Program is a critical part of how we’re able to remain tuition-free?

Help us turn your tax credit dollars into a scholarship “gift” and extend your support!

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