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.



Field trips per year


Students receiving full scholarships

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Recent Happenings

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!

Our Nation, A Poem By London (Class of 2022)

Our Nation, A Poem By London (Class of 2022)

We all know the pledge of allegiance. We stand up as a group On a particular day We put our right hand on our chest And we proudly say... “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America And to the Republic for which it stands. One nation…….” One Nation. Are we a real nation? A...

Upcoming Events

Mon 12

Spring Break

April 12, 2021 - April 16, 2021
Sun 18

Sunday Mass

April 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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Sun 18

Sunday Mass

April 18, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Mon 19

RED Schedule

April 19, 2021 - April 23, 2021
Tue 20

Monthly Family Meeting

April 20, 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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