Pre-Kindergarten

Saint James School offers a comprehensive Pre-K program in a nurturing Christian environment. As part of the Saint James community, children have an enriching experience that includes various opportunities to be part of what they fondly refer to as “the big school.” It’s a unique environment that cannot be found elsewhere.

Kindergarten – 8th Grade

Saint James School has been a leading choice for educating children in Manchester and surrounding towns since it first opened its doors in 1922.  Many changes have happened at the school since then, but the basic principles that have turned generations of Saint James graduates into compassionate, disciplined, critical thinkers have not.

Nationally Recognized For Excellence

Saint James School is a proud recipient of the Blue Ribbon Award for Academic Excellence.   This award recognizes high-performing schools, where students rank at the top of their peer group nationwide in both reading and math on standardized tests.  On the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills, Saint James students consistently score several years above grade level, and the yearly gains made by each group of students exceed expected progress.

Latest News

  • Health Form ReminderJuly 13, 2018 - 1:17 pm

    As a reminder from Mrs. Vignati, per state mandate students entering PRE-KINDERGARTEN, KINDERGARTEN and 7TH GRADE must have an updated physical form (pertaining to a physical within the last year) on file with the school prior to starting school on August 30th.  If you have any questions regarding health forms, please call the school at 860.643.5088. […]

  • Uniform Vendor SalesJuly 13, 2018 - 12:11 pm

    Lands’ End and Dennis Uniform are currently offering sales.  Land’s End has 40% off through July 16th with code: SAILBOAT and pin: 1464; Dennis Uniforms is offering Free Shipping through July 14th.  Please remember items being monogrammed can take a few weeks to be shipped to you during the summer months due to high demand.

  • School Supplies with School Tool BoxJuly 13, 2018 - 6:00 am

    This summer you again have the option to order your child’s school supplies online and have them delivered directly to your home!  In addition, Saint James School receives a percentage of every sale – convenience for you and a great way to support SJS!  Plus, if you already have supplies left over from prior years, […]

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